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Independence Rock State Historic Site, Alcova

Categories: Geologic Formations, Historic Sites, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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3.8/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web
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  • We left Custer early in the morning and after travelling through the town of Lusk we stopped at Independence Rock. This rock is on the Oregon Trail and many settlers carved their name on the Rock to l...  read more »
  • We stumbled upon this site while riding to Sturgis, and we'll always be glad we did. I had never heard of this place, yet here is its importance: Independence Rock, on the Oregon and California Trails...  read more »
  • You can climb to the top but make sure you have good shoes on. It is not good to try it in sandals. I didn't climb up but I did walk around. There is no specific way to get to the top, just different ...  read more »
  • I went here in 2007, with my wife, to visit relatives, and we spent a morning at the Rock. My wife was an MS patient, and she worked really hard to walk with me, and did pretty well, considering. Six years later, she passed on. Now I have the memory, and a few pictures of that day. The Rock has it's own meaning to me, and it will always be there, as a reminder of us.
  • What a neat place! It's a great stop to get out, stretch your legs and see an amazing historic place. Plus it's FREE!
  • We felt this remote historical site is in general underwhelming. However, we benefit greatly from the rest stop and the great landscape surrounding the hugh rock.
  • It was ok but if i were you id rather not really go because the derections were wrong!πŸ˜­πŸ‘ΏπŸ˜‘πŸ˜•πŸ‘Šβœ‹
  • Good place to stretch your legs and use the restroom.
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