There’s An Awesome Rock Ranch Hiding In New Mexico And You’ll Want To Visit

Children seem to be natural rockhounds and it’s not difficult to see why. Rocks come in all textures, shapes, colors, patterns, and some even have a translucence or a hint of sparkle. In honor of rock collectors of all ages, we’re going to check out one cool state park here in New Mexico that not only has some pretty views but also some pretty rocks that you can take home.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Rockhound State Park is located at 9880 Stirrup Road, about 7 miles southeast of Deming. You can find details about the hours of operation, park announcements, and more by visiting the New Mexico State Parks website.

Want to check out another cool state park here in New Mexico? Read about the cool things you’ll find at Clayton Lake State Park in The Incredibly Unique State Park You’ll Only Find In New Mexico.