Visiting Table Rock
+ Table Rock is a natural geologic formation comprised mostly of sandstone. The Table Rock mesa and surrounding area is sacred to several Native American tribes. Inmates serving time at the Old Idaho Penitentiary quarried sandstone in the area. The Idaho State Historical Society manages the mesa area on behalf of the Idaho Department of Lands.
+ Table Rock is accessible Sunrise to Sunset daily.
+ Walking/hiking/biking paths via the Foothills trail system provide recreational access. Parking for these purposes is available near the Old Idaho Penitentiary.
+ Vehicular access/parking near the mesa is available Sunrise to Sunset, Earth Day (April) through the end of October.
+ Access after dark is prohibited.
+ No off-road or off-trail access is allowed.
Safety and Security
+ Vehicular access is restricted due to hazardous road conditions from November-April.
+ In the case of emergencies, contact Signal 88 Security (208)340-5446.
+ Please place garbage in the trash cans provided on the site.
+ Please help keep this site clean and graffiti free so that all visitors can enjoy the beautiful view.
+ For information about Table Rock or the Old Penitentiary Historic District, please call (208)334-2844.