Street Picnic Guide:
P.O. Box 1064
Deming, NM 88030
Gate Hours: 7:30
am - sunset
Rugged slopes of
the Florida and Little Florida Mountains are home to
Rockhound State Park. Hiking trails offer views of
nearby "sky islands." Agates and quartz
crystals can be found at the park.
To get to Rockhound
State Park from Deming, take NM 11 south for 5
miles, and then go east on NM 141 for about 9 miles.
Scattered about the
park are mineral and specimens of volcanic origin -
silica minerals including quartz, chalcedony, agate,
and common opal.
The Park has two
units. The Rockhound unit has the campground and
visitor center. The Spring Canyon unit has picnic
sites and is for day use.
provide visitors access to wildflower explosions in
spring, mellow autumn weather, and scenic views
Rockhound State Park celebrates springtime in the
desert with a full day of special programming. Learn
all about the plants, animals, and natural history
of the Chihuahuan Desert. Check here for information
about this year�s event.
- Visitor Center
- Group Shelter
- Developed Sites
- Electric Sites
- RV Dump Station
- Wildlife Viewing