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

5209 Safford Rd, Rockford, IL
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.
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"Gertrude" the Guernsey Cow

Fun little park overall, with nearby farm, observatory and bmx track. [Jeremy, 04/22/2013]

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"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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