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The Rock

Rock Road and Doremus Avenue, Glen Rock, NJ
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Interesting link to our Colonial Past

Okay so it is just a big boulder sitting in the middle of the street. It is also more than... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Justin W
Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
A must drive by

The Rock in Glen Rock is certainly worth a drive by. In the middle of a traffic circle, this... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Glen Rock, New Jersey
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  • Average26%
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Rock Road and Doremus Avenue, Glen Rock, NJ
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay so it is just a big boulder sitting in the middle of the street. It is also more than that. The Rock in Glen Rock was also the meeting place for the Lenape Indian tribe when they lived here before settlement and was a...More

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Rock in Glen Rock is certainly worth a drive by. In the middle of a traffic circle, this remnant of the last ice age, it certainly brings the town's name origins to life for young and old.

Thank allisonc45
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Sure it might be "JUST" a rock to some or perhaps many, but to the town of Glen Rock it has both history and significance. Sure it might not be Plymouth Rock or the Rock of Gibraltar, but it's their rock. I think it's cool...More

Thank QuentB
Reviewed 27 July 2017

As far as rocks go. This one is BIG! NOT the most colorful rock but makes up for it in size. Was told you are supposed to kiss like the Blarney Stone but still working up the courage! You GO Glen Rock, your rock sets...More

Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 21 June 2017 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 14 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 16 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
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