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Quick Facts
Designation: BLM Back Country Byway
Fees: No fees
Length, One-Way: 49 Miles (81.67 Kilometers)
Time: Allow 1 hour.


General Information

Description - Forming a 49-mile "necklace" around the Albion Mountain Range, the City of Rocks Back Country Byway traverses historically significant rural landscapes that preserve numerous unique attributes of Western development. The City of Rocks area's historic and geological values, pristine scenic beauty, and opportunities for recreation led to its designation as a national reserve. The City of Rocks National Reserve rivals Yosemite National Park as a favorite of technical rock climbers as it contains a great number and variety of climbs.

Attractions - The City of Rocks Back Country Byway is known for it's Historical, Natural, Recreational and Scenic Attractions.

Location -

Directions from : The route begins along Idaho 77 at Albion south to the Connor Creek Junction, and continues south through Elba and Almo and the scenic City of Rocks National Reserve. From the Reserve, the route follows Birch Creek to the City of Oakley and the Oakley Historic District where it joins Idaho 27.


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Additional Information:
Idaho Scenic Byways - Idaho offers close to 20 state, National Forest and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) designated scenic, historic and backcountry byways. These byways travel through Idaho's diverse geography and lead to historic sites.
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Links:
Scenic Byways Homepage - National Scenic Byways official web site with detailed info on all national and state byways.

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