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

Register Rock

 
 
Register Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
1. Register Rock Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  After their meals were cooked and their livestock grazed, eany (sic)(Many?) pioneers took time to record their presence on this and other rocks in the area. The land around Register Rock was a common camping area along the Oregon and California trails. It has been preserved by the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation so that the modern visitor may enjoy a landmark of the past.
 
Erected by Idaho State Parks and Recreation.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oregon Trail marker series.
 
Location. 42° 39.162′ N, 113° 1.002′ W. Marker is near American Falls, Idaho, in Power County. Marker can be reached from Register Road near Cutoff Road (Deeg Road), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: American Falls ID 83211, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Massacre Rocks on Old Oregon Trail (approx. 2.1 miles away); Massacre Rock - A Clashing of Cultures (approx. 2.1 miles away); Snake River Rest Area Oregon Trail Kiosk
Register Rock and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
2. Register Rock and Marker
(approx. 4 miles away); Oregon Trail (approx. 4.1 miles away); Coldwater Hill Rest Area Oregon Trail Kiosk (approx. 6.9 miles away); Emigrant Trails (approx. 6.9 miles away); American Falls Power Plants (approx. 11.1 miles away); a different marker also named Oregon Trail (approx. 11.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in American Falls.
 
More about this marker. Register Rock is a small, detached part of Massacre Rocks State Park about 2 miles west of the main park.
 
Also see . . .  Massacre Rocks -- Pathways of the Pioneers. ...it just happens that the Bonneville Flood had rolled a huge boulder right in the middle of their camp ground and so early on the emigrants , where ever they could, left their mark... (Submitted on October 2, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
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Register Rock detail image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
3. Register Rock detail
Register Rock detail image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
4. Register Rock detail
Register Rock Shelter image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
5. Register Rock Shelter
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 2, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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