Independence Rock State Historic Site, Alcova

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Independence Rock State Historic Site is located in Alcova. Arrange to visit Independence Rock State Historic Site and other attractions in Alcova using our Alcova trip itinerary site .
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  • A pioneers 130' tall landmark when traveling the Oregon, California, or Mormon trails. Many engraved their name and date into the 1900 x 850 foot rock that takes about an hour to walk around more if y...  more »
  • Independence Rock sits along multiple trails crossing the West. As you climb over this rock, you can imagine what it must have been like for travelers hundreds of years ago to mark this as a waypoint ...  more »
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  • I've always wanted to stop here and was finally able to. What a view! My suggestion: walk up from the front or around the side to the left if facing the front. My dog had no trouble with the ascent. It was very windy at the top, so watch your hats!
  • Loved it. The view from up top is awesome. I was taken back because my ancestors probably stood right where I was in the 1860s and just knowing the trials and tribulations they went through to get there was amazing.

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