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Erratic Rock State Natural Site

McMinnville, McMinnville, OR 97128
+1 800-551-6949
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The Interpretive Sign reveals a fascinating story

Erratic Rock is easy to get to. When driving state route 18 between Sheridan and McMinnville, about... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2017
KendianaJones
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Burien, WA
Hard to find and no where to park

We had an hour to spare and wanted to walk off some lunch and were intrigued by signs for erratic... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
Marybeth S
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“pleasant walk” (2 reviews)
“paved path” (2 reviews)
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McMinnville, McMinnville, OR 97128
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+1 800-551-6949
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Erratic Rock is easy to get to. When driving state route 18 between Sheridan and McMinnville, about 6-7 miles SW of the latter, look for an attraction sign that reads “Glacier Rock” or “Glacial Erratic Rock” or something like that. Drive a short distance, then...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We had an hour to spare and wanted to walk off some lunch and were intrigued by signs for erratic rock. Despite the website and google maps sending us repeatedly where hand painted signs said "not the way to winery or rock" there seemed to...More

Thank Marybeth S
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

If you are going by, why not stop! How often can you see a famous ...rock! Actually, there are a couple of smaller flat rocks stacked against it. Even better! Ok, if you don't care about the rock, the short walk was really nice past...More

1  Thank francetravel
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

An easy and pleasant walk from a small country road up to an "erratic" rock carried from Canada and dropped off by a passing glacier.The views of the Willamette valley are very good from here. The walk up path is paved and takes you past...More

Thank Jeremy W
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

This is a nice short hike up a hill to see a glacial erratic brought by ice from Canada. The hill also provides a lovely view of the surrounding countryside. There is no parking lot associated with this trail so you will have to park...More

Thank Ana P
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Reviewed 9 August 2015

The trudge up the path is nice for a little cardio, and you get to hike along a Christmas tree farm on one side, and a vineyard on the other. Oh, and there's some geese. If you take your dog, keep him on leash, of...More

1  Thank Gina F
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Reviewed 2 April 2015

State Parks has mercifully removed the sign from the highway (possibly to protect the site?). This small site is on a side road between McMinville and Sheridan, OR (I have omitted more specific directions on purpose.) There is a paved shoulder with parking for about...More

Thank Erik L
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Reviewed 11 March 2015

Yep, it's a Rock. On top of a hill. Actually, it's not even a very big Rock :-( We were amazed at the number of people who were there on a sunny Sunday in March. Somewhere, somebody must be promoting this attraction ;-) The footpath...More

2  Thank half-Brit
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Reviewed 12 November 2014

Certainly it is worth the trip just to walk through the local landscape but it is a ROCK, for pete's sake. Anyone familiar with anywhere that was touched by the Missoula Floods has seen them. What is far more interesting is the effects of the...More

Thank Judy P
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Reviewed 23 September 2014

It is a nice hike, but be ready for one steep climb to get to the top. It is worth it. The view of the valley is really nice, and bring a little picnic and take it all in. It is nice to walk past...More

2  Thank cassandra k
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