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The Madison Boulder.......It ROCKS!!!!!!

En route to Conway we took a small detour onto the 113 off the 16, and once in Madison, followed... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
Scotland, United Kingdom
North America’s Biggest

That’s one huge rounded rock. North America’s biggest glacial eratic means the glacier plucked it... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Houston, Texas
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

En route to Conway we took a small detour onto the 113 off the 16, and once in Madison, followed the signs for the Boulder - very well signposted. You should find it easily. The small car parking lot holds about five cars. Be sure...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MoJoTours
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

That’s one huge rounded rock. North America’s biggest glacial eratic means the glacier plucked it from about two miles away and carried it here. When the glacier melted, it was stranded. One of the biggest in the world. Worth seeing. Minimal signage does a good...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank marko18745
Reviewed September 7, 2018

My husband and I trekked into the area to see the huge boulder. He has mobility issues but was able to walk the pretty path into the site. One does not expect to see such a large boulder sitting there. Interesting. If you are interested...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sha-Sha47
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

The size of the boulder is amazing. The fact that it was moved be an ice shelf is unbelievable because of it's size. Bring mosquito repellent, the boulder is surrounded by trees and the mosquitoes are bad.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LoriS1694
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Your first impression is wow it's just a big rock. Then you walk around it and it just seems so out of place, Then you ponder it and holy crap this is just plain amazing, I mean how did this ever get here, oh yeah,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Bob F
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Huge and I mean huge boulder! Well worth the short drive down the road. Amazing what Mother Nature can do, or better said, leave behind.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JANE D
Reviewed June 10, 2018

You used to be able to drive the access road to within about 75 yards of the boulder. No more. A gate at the end of the parking lot closes the road to vehicular access. You now have to hike 250-300 yards to get from...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank StarWeez
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Its huge! Can't seem to find a way to the top. Haven't tried hard yet. About all you can do is walk around it and Try to Imagine a glacier pushing it there. When I suppose it's a good place to walk your dog! I...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank hollybI5875UV
Reviewed August 17, 2017

If you are in the area this is an interesting sight to see for a quick side trip or a place to get out and stretch your legs. A HUGE boulder in the middle of the woods is not something you see everyday. It's a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank SRG901
Reviewed July 17, 2017

A short walk from the parking area will lead you to something you've never seen before and something that clearly looks out of place with its surroundings. Gives you a great perspective of where you stand with mother nature if you read the info on...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank ML7915
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