Maggie Valley, North Carolina: Caged Monument of Important Rocks Team Field Report

Heintooga Ridge Rd, Maggie Valley, NC
On the Blue Ridge Parkway heading south toward Great Smoky Mountains National Park, make a right turn on Heintooga Road at mile post 458.2. Drive 3.6 miles to Black Camp Gap. Park at a parking area on the right. Walk one of the two trails for a couple of hundred feet to the monument.
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Caged Monument of Important Rocks

Erected by the Masons in 1938, a cemented-together mass of hundreds of rocks, including one from an Egyptian pyramid, one from the Alamo, a couple of dinosaur gizzard stones, and chunks of the homes of three U.S. Presidents. Report... [05/10/2021]

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Caged Monument of Important Rocks

Really neat place to visit. There are two paths to get to it; one is wheelchair accessible and the other has stairs.

[Nightstar22, 05/10/2021]

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