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Near Buhl in Twin Falls County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Balanced Rock

 
 
Balanced Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, September 16, 2010
1. Balanced Rock Marker
Inscription.  

48 ft. high & 40 ft. wide
Base is only
3 ft. x 175 in. wide
A rhyolite monolith shaped by
differential weathering
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 42° 32.831′ N, 114° 57.526′ W. Marker is near Buhl, Idaho, in Twin Falls County. Marker is on Balanced Rock Road, one mile west of Castleford Glenns Ferry Road, on the left when traveling west. Marker is located 0.5 miles east of entrance road to Balanced Rock County Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buhl ID 83316, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Payne's Ferry (approx. 12.6 miles away); Fishing Falls (approx. 12.6 miles away); Thousand Springs (approx. 14.8 miles away); Salmon Falls (approx. 14.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Curious Mind: The Legend of Balanced Rock. An article from the Times-News (Twin Falls). (Submitted on November 27, 2013.) 
 
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Marker Pointing to Balanced Rock image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, September 16, 2010
2. Marker Pointing to Balanced Rock
Balanced Rock image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, September 16, 2010
3. Balanced Rock
Balanced Rock image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, September 16, 2010
4. Balanced Rock
As viewed from parking lot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 592 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 27, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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