Rockford, Illinois: "Gertrude" the Guernsey Cow

At 19 feet tall, she's one of the biggest of America's fiberglass big bovines.

Lockwood Park Children's Farm

Address:
5209 Safford Rd, Rockford, IL
Directions:
Lockwood Park Children's Farm. Northwest of the city. Take Hwy 70 to Safford Rd. Turn left. The Park entrance will be on the right, about a mile in. It's best to go in the Park to see Gertrude, but if you stay on Safford Rd you'll soon see Gertrude's butt.
Phone:
815-987-8809
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"Gertrude" the Guernsey Cow

Fun little park overall, with nearby farm, observatory and bmx track. [Jeremy, 04/22/2013]
Big Cow "Gertrude" the Guernsey Cow

This is "Gertrude" the Guernsey Cow, located at the Childrens Farm at Lockwood Park in Rockford. Probably one of the biggest roadside attractions [or at least, cows] in the state of Illinois. She is 21 feet from nose to tail, and stands 19 feet high from horns to hoof. Now that's a lot of milk.

[Brad Johnson, 10/01/2005]

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