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Friday, July 13, 2007

Rocky Road


By chance we passed an interesting sight during a recent "OnLocation" day trip to Bayview. About one mile north of the visitor center entrance to Farragut State Park on Highway 54, if you look alongside the highway to the west, there's a number of rock piles in various heights and configurations. Up close they're fascinating, a balancing act of roadside rocks in varying formations. Just as interesting are the explanations for the rock stacks...created by extraterrestrials? Maybe Native American in symbolism and structure? A local with abundant artistry and an abundance of time on their hands? But what everyone has noted with the Farragut rock stacks is that when one tumbles, it's replaced seemingly overnight. It's a fun little mystery, and definitely one I'd love to learn more about. If you know the history of these unique North Idaho roadside works of art, please comment below.

2 comments:

Phil said...

We've walked around that area, and my kids are responsible for several very small piles of rocks (no more than six inches high).

I suspect Bigfoot has some time on his hands.

Thom George said...

Larry Spencer has been taking the "free fill" from the airport and playing with it while he figures out his next step in attempting to block the Kroc Center?