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Near Almo in Cassia County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

California Trail -- Silent City of Rocks

 
 
California Trail -- Silent City of Rocks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
1. California Trail -- Silent City of Rocks Marker
Inscription. "The gray granit rocks stand in pyramid monument & dome forms., here & there towering aloft. The road winds along between them. Emigrants names are written ... on these curious structures" -- Augustus Ripley Burbank, Aug 4, 1849
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Trails West Inc. P.O. Box 12045, Reno NV 89510

 
Erected 2000 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number C-8.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Trail marker series.
 
Location. 42° 4.418′ N, 113° 41.71′ W. Marker is near Almo, Idaho, in Cassia County. Marker is on City of Rocks Road (Road 3075 S) near Twin Sisters Road (Road 3400 S), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Almo ID 83312, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Pleasant Place (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fading Away (approx. mile away); Distant Views (approx. mile away); Pinnacle Pass (approx. 0.9 miles away); California Trail -- Pinnacle Pass (approx. 1.8 miles away);
California Trail -- Silent City of Rocks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
2. California Trail -- Silent City of Rocks Marker
California Trail - Nearing City of Rocks (approx. 3.3 miles away); Twin Sisters (approx. 3.4 miles away); Passing Through (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Almo.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 29, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 29, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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