Rockford, Illinois: Rockmen Guardians

The "Rockmen Guardians" were made of granite boulders in 1987 by sculptor Terese Agnew. We'd want them on our side in a fight.

1401 N. Second St., Rockford, IL
On the Rock River recreation path, south of the Greenhouse, in Sinnissippi Park. Take Hwy 251 north. Pass the Whitman St. bridge across the river and make the next, quick left onto Y Blvd. Park in the lots behind the YMCA and walk north along the path.
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Rock Man.

Rock Men

Right down the bike/walking path from the conservatory, lagoon, and rose gardens. Not a big destination stop, but good for an afternoon out with the family for a picnic.

[Blayke, 09/08/2020]
Rock Men

It's illuminated at night and part of a river walk area. Nice spot.

[Peter, 08/23/2020]

Rock Men Guardians.

Rock Men (Guardians)

The Rock Guardians are well worth the stop. Beautiful, large warriors along a delightful walkway around the lake.

[Terry, 06/03/2016]
Rock Men

Pretty cool and very random for the area. Beautiful lake to walk around. We parked behind the YMCA with no problems.

[Jen O., 03/22/2013]

The Rock Men.

Rock Men

These are statues made of rock, affectionately known as the "Rock Men." They are right along the Rock River in Rockford. Really neat artwork that is a bit bizarre.

[Marcy Sylvester, 04/09/2005]

Their official title is "Rockmen Guardians." They were made of granite in 1987 by sculptor Terese Agnew.

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