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Address: Commercial Row at Hidgh St., Truckee, CA
Phone Number: 530-587-2757
Description: This 17-ton geological anomaly was considered sacred by the Washoe people.

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Nothing special

The pigeons really like it in here. So watch your head when you go to see it. It didn't really make the trip. we could have passed on seeing it..

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2013
eerb19
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

It's unique and left over from a prehistoric glacier. Doesn't rock anymore though. You can see this from the highway and if your ready for a break go for it.

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Truckee, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a monument located on the grounds of the old VEts' Hall on a hill overlooking Old Truckee. There's not much to see, wouldn't be worth the trip in my opinion.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

The pigeons really like it in here. So watch your head when you go to see it. It didn't really make the trip. we could have passed on seeing it..

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Roaming Endlessly
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

We will definitely admit that this is a unique chunk of history, but it's really not terribly exciting. The stone stopped rocking some time ago, and now the entire base is surrounded by asphalt. If you have some time to kill, stop and check it off the list, but I definitely would not make a special trip out of the... More 

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Elk Grove, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2011

You can spot the tower and rocking stone from Highway 80. Yes, there's a gigantic granite boulder sitting atop of another giant bounder enclosed by a huge gazebo. It's really a unique sight and a leftover from a prehistoric glacier moving through the sierras moving boulders and carving up mountains. We've been there several times, most recently with our granddaughter,... More 

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Address: Commercial Row at Hidgh St., Truckee, CA
Phone Number: 530-587-2757
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Truckee

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