Almo is a very small town surrounded by breathtaking parks that are just begging to be explored. You can truly get away from it all with camping, hiking, rock climbing, hot springs, and more. Check out the top 10 most popular Almo experiences.

1. Camp under the stars at Castle Rocks State Park.

The natural beauty of this state park extends from the ground up. Campsites are nestled among towering pines and granite walls. Night skies untouched by city lights are some of the darkest in the country, giving you an unforgettable view of the stars above.

2. Swim or soak at Durfee Hot Springs.

The 104-degree flowing waters of Durfee Hot Springs are just as popular today as they were in the early 1900s. Have a blast in the kiddie pool and swimming pool, or just soak your cares away in the hot tub.

3. Enjoy perfect steaks and accommodations at Almo Inn & Outpost Steakhouse.

Dine at one of Idaho’s best steakhouses before retiring to a beautiful, western-themed room. This getaway is a hidden gem nestled in the remote western landscape.

4. Scale the granite spires of City of Rocks National Reserve.

With about 700 developed routes, City of Rocks is one of the best granite-facing climbing sites anywhere. Visitors can enjoy hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Or just relax and take in the towering spires and monoliths.

5. Visit the oldest store in Idaho.

Since 1894, folks in Almo have relied on Tracy General Store. Buy gas and groceries and even enjoy a delicious, homemade lunch while you check out the original cash register, scales, and other historic fixtures.

6. Cruise the City of Rocks Scenic Byway.

The City of Rocks Scenic Byway is a Southern Idaho treasure: A 49-mile necklace of unspoiled, rural landscape that encircles the Albion Mountain Range. It’s jam-packed with amazing stops and makes the perfect weekend escape.

7. Drive your off-road ATV or RZR on hundreds of miles of tracks.

The state of Idaho is crisscrossed with trails created for ATVs, UTVs, motorbikes, jeeps, and more. These small, motorized vehicles are the perfect way to explore the beautiful landscapes near Albion. Grab a friend and a camera and hit the trails!

8. Sight in your bow at Castle Rocks Archery Range.

Practice your archery skills on life-size 3D animal targets, surrounded by the wild beauty of Castle Rocks State Park. The year-round range is free to the public, and families are welcome.

9. Walk the steps of the emigrants.

In 1852, more than 52,000 people pioneered through City of Rocks on their way to find gold. They thought it resembled a dismantled city made of rock — and the name stuck. Today, you can find wagon ruts and signatures in carefully preserved parts of the park.

10. Bring your rod and reel.

Anglers of all ages will enjoy the peaceful, 1.4-acre pond in Castle Rocks State Park. It’s stocked with rainbow trout and open all year. There is no fee to fish the pond, but you will need state park pass and an Idaho fishing license.

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