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The Rock

Rock Road and Doremus Avenue, Glen Rock, NJ
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Famous Landmark

I am not sure why TripAdvisor would ask about reviewing a rock but here goes. When people who know... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Traveler P
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Glen Rock, New Jersey
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The Rock of Glen Rock

Glaciers moved this enormous "rock" and deposited it in the valley. Local indigenous tribes... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Joyce K
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Glen Rock, New Jersey
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good26%
  • Average30%
  • Poor0%
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“rock road” (6 reviews)
“glacier” (8 reviews)
“boulder” (5 reviews)
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Rock Road and Doremus Avenue, Glen Rock, NJ
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am not sure why TripAdvisor would ask about reviewing a rock but here goes. When people who know Glen Rock somewhat ask where I live it is usually in relation the the rock. This has been a gathering place for hundreds of years. Take...More

Thank Traveler P
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Glaciers moved this enormous "rock" and deposited it in the valley. Local indigenous tribes worshipped at this site as it was felt to have unique powers. It currently sits off of the intersection of Rock Road and Doremus Avenue in Glen Rock.

Thank Joyce K
Reviewed 13 May 2017

And a pain to circumvent by car. Everybody in this area knows the Rock and is frequently used to give directions. Visit only if you happen to run into it.

Thank Emma A
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

There's some question about the origin of this rock, technically known as an erratic. Some sources -- they tend to be a bit older -- argue for the Hudson's Bay Area. More recent sources think it originated near Poughkeepsie. In either case, it came a...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 23 June 2016

famous symbol of glen rock. was an indian meeting place, and located on many revolutionary war maps. this was a glacial boulder that the ice moved down from the Hudson river about 20 miles. It was featured in a national geographic article about these kinds...More

Thank tenisax
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This Rock is large, brownish and sturdy. It is nice looking so what else am I supposed to say it is a Rock. It is not like the Rock of Gibraltar. Don't hit it with your car. What? It's a rock, I think I am...More

Thank jbmathusek
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

Grew up down the Street. There is nothing like a Big Rock in the neighborhood to figure out how to climb .... which we did.

Thank Ed v
Reviewed 12 October 2015

As far as rocks go, this is a pretty big one. It is easy enough to get to and there was no waiting. Ample parking is availble at the train station near by. Food is available also at a shopping area off Main Street. There...More

1  Thank Traveler850
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Listed as one of the top ten towns to visit in New Jersey, I have a long family history here. It has everything you could want in a small town! The rock, itself, was a tribal meeting place for several Native peoples. It wasn't unusual...More

Thank Jdicarlowagner
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Having been recognized in Natural Geographic this land mark is THE ROCK in Glen Rock! A small warm, safe and friendly town.

Thank Diane W
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