Independence Rock State Historic Site, Alcova

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  • I wish I would have known you can climb the rock before I got there because I wasn't wearing the best shoes but I was able to climb 2/3 of the way up easily. It was so fun to mix history with some...  more »
  • The history of the Oregon Trail is great! You can actually climb the rock and see the carvings of the travelers. This is also a rest area with picnic tables and running water.  more »
  • 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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