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Stone Faces Gazetteer
Faces - Ciff Profiles, Boulders, Outcrops


Alabama


Dismals Canyon
Indian Head Rock

    Located in Dismals Canyon National Natural Landmark (a privately owned park) along with other formations like “Fat Man’s Misery” etc.

    GPS 34.3249° N, -87.78217° W

Arizona


Chiricahua Mountains
China Boy
Old Maid

    Just a few of the many balancing rocks and other formations such as: Camel Head Rock, Donald Duck, and Punch and Judy.

    GPS 32.02132° N, -109.33374° W

Mt. Lemmon, near Tucson
Nixon Rock / Goosehead Rock
Sedona, Oak Creek Canyon
Indian Head Rock
Tucson, Catalina Mountains
The Great Stone Face

    Is the face on the left or right side of this image?

    MNM#01-01203

California


Calistoga
Old Man of the Rocks

MNM#01-01194

Camp Meeker
Profile Rock

MNM#01-01257

Catalina Island
Indian Head Rock
Chatsworth, Iverson Ranch
Indian Head Rock
Dana Point Headlands
The Face in the Rock
Lake Tahoe
Old Man Face

    Cliff profile above Lake Tahoe.

Los Angeles, Mt. Wilson,
Old Man Rock

    A boulder profile. Exact location unknown.

    MNM#01-01062

Mt. Tamalpais
Pompadour Rock

    MNM#01-01063

Mt. Tamalpais
Profile Rock

    Located near summit of East Peak of Mount Tam.

    MNM#01-01124

GPS 37.92833° N, -122.57741° W

Napa
The Old Stone Face

    MNM#01-01145

Palm Springs
Lincoln's Profile
Palm Springs
Stone Face
Santa Monica
Flat Head

    Located along Santa Monica to Oxnard Blvd., Roosevelt Highway.

Sonora
Man's Head Rock
Timber Cove
Indian Head

    Small face on cliff looks upward 20 feet above the ocean. Seen from a rocky beach.

Trona, Salt Wells Canyon
Abraham Lincoln

    When traveling west through the canyon, at one point on the north wall an outline of the rocks closely resembles the profile of Abraham Lincoln.

Truckee River
Profile Rock

    Along Central Pacific R.R. near first crossing of Truckee River. Stereograph image.

Colorado


Austin Park
The Grandmothers
Bear Creek
Lincoln Face
Big Bell Lake
Old Man of the Snowslides

    A boulder perched atop outcrop.

    MNM#01-01103

Boulder Canyon
Profile Rock
/ Rocky Mountain Joe

    MNM#01-01196

Cheyenne Canyon
Longfellow Monument
Clear Creek Canyon
Mother Grundy

    Most likely this formation was destroyed when US 6 was built throught Clear Creek Canyon over the railroad line in 1941-1952.

    MNM#01-01168
    MNM#01-01184

Garden of the Gods - Colorado Springs
Old Scotchman

    This formation is also often referred to as "Harry Lauder" after the popular comedian of the early 20th century.

    MNM#01-01038

    GPS 38.87265° N, -104.88471° W

Manitou Springs
Indian Head Rock

    Not sure if this is even a face or just a big round “head”-like boulder.

Moffat Road
Sphinx Head Rock

    Located along railroad west of Denver.

    MNM#01-01024

Poudre Canyon
Profile Rock
or Old Man's Face
Rocky Mountain National Park
Indian Profile Rock

    Located along Fall River Road, an early auto tourist route built in the 1920s. Does this profile still exist along the old road?

    MNM#01-01137

Rustic
Profile Rock

    Located in Front Range, northern Colorado.

Spanish Peaks / La Veta
Profile Rock
Wray
Lady of Flirtation Rock

Connecticut


Crescent Beach / Niantic
Profile Rock

    MNM#01-01051

Meriden
Washington's Head

    MNM#01-01121

GPS 41.55397° N, -72.81957° W

New Haven
Profile - East Rock

New Haven
Savin Rock

GPS 41.25173° N, -72.95697° W

Georgia


Rock City Gardens
The Stone Witch

    One of many exploited freaks of nature at Rock City Gardens.

    MNM#01-01052a

Rock City Gardens
Stone Face

Tallulah
Witch's Head Rock

Profile overlooking Indian Arrow Rapids just downstream from the dam at Tallulah Gorge State Park.

MNM#01-01255

GPS 34.73925° N, -83.39502° W

Hawaii


Maui
JFK Profile

    Located at Black Gorge in Iao Valley. A lava outcrop approximately 50 feet high, visible from valley road near boundary of Iao Valley State park.

    MNM#01-01119

GPS 20.88209° N, -156.5426° W

Idaho


Craters of the Moon National Park
Old Man of the Craters

Located just off the roadway on the south slope of Paisley Cone in Craters of the Moon National Park.

MNM#01-01259

GPS 43.44777° N, -113.5485° W

Camas
Indian Head Rock

GPS 43.55551° N, -114.80309° W

Illinois


Grafton
Rock Face

    MNM#01-01140

 

Harrisburg
Old Stone Face
    MNM#01-01053
    MNM#01-01172

GPS 37.65997° N, -88.43642° W

Oregon
Stone Face
Savanna
Indian Head Rock

Indiana


Marengo Cave
Great Stone Face

GPS 38.37573° N, -86.33908° W

Shelbyville
Great Nigger Head

    Seen on a 1915 postcard: a large boulder emerging from the earth.

Williamsport
Stone Face

    On Pine Creek.

Iowa


Clinton / Lyons
Profile Rock

    Located in Eagle Point Park.

    MNM#01-01049

GPS 41.90611° N, -90.17975° W

Maquoketa (Lakehurst)
Great Stone Face

Kansas


Oakley
Old Chief Smoky or The Sphynx
Quinter
Indian Head Rock

    Also known as "Cobra Rock", it has since fallen - photo

Kentucky


Cumberland Falls State Park
Old Man of the Falls

    MNM#01-01150

GPS 36.83913° N, -84.34446° W

Cumberland Falls State Park
Old Woman of the Falls

Natural Bridge State Park
Indian Head Rock

GPS 37.77595° N, -83.68408° W

Maine


Auburn
Indian Head and Old Man of the Falls

Bar Harbor
Profile Rock

Along the shore path.

MNM#01-01221

Cape Elizabeth
The Profile

Cousin's Island
Old Man of the Sea

MNM#01-01113

Christmas Cove
George Washington Head

    MNM#01-01235

Harpswell - Bailey Island
Mr. Bailey

    MNM#01-01176

Harpswell - Ragged Island
Profile Rock

    MNM#01-01200

GPS 43.72888° N, -69.93761

Jewell's Island
Indian Head Rock
Moosehead Lake,
Table Rock
Profile
Ocean Point
Witch of Cunner Rock
Ogunguit
Old Man of the Sea

    MNM#01-01056

Peaks Island
Old Man of the Sea
Portland Harbor / Cushing's Island
White Head

    MNM#01-01181

GPS 43.64539° N, -70.1904° W

Rumford Falls
Profile Rock

    MNM#01-01160

GPS 44.53819° N, -70.54368° W

York Beach
Washington Profile / Old Man of the Sea

    Yet another formation that is not very clear from the photograph.

    MNM#01-01100

York, Nubble Rock
Washington's Profile

    MNM#01-01122

Massachussetts


Baker's Island
Norseman

    This formation is known variously as "Norseman," "Man of the Sea," or simply "Profile Rock." It is a fully formed head sprouting from outcrops just above the shore.

Baldwinsville
Washington’s Profile Rock

    MNM#01-01101

Clinton
Profile Rock

    Located in a railroad cut along Central Massachusetts Railroad, near Metropolitan Reservoir.

Freetown
Profile Rock or Old Man of Joshua Mountain

    A well-known profile on a 50-foot rock outcrop in Freetown State Forest. Easily accessible to hikers and graffiti artists.

    MNM#01-01110

    GPS 41.79585° N, -71.05362° W

Gloucester, Eastern Point
George Washington Profile
Gloucester, Eastern Point
Old Mother Ann

    MNM#01-01130

GPS 42.57965° N, -70.66152° W

Great Barrington
Old Man of the Mountain
Old Man of the Mountain
Melrose
Great Stone Face
Middlesex Fells
Old Man of Middlesex Fells

    This boulder profile was located in the forest of the Middlesex Fells Reservation near the junction of Fellsway and Parkway Road. It may have been displaced or destroyed by construction of Interstate 93.

    MNM#01-01260

Old Man of the Mountain

Mohawk Trail
Indian Head

    Unknown location along the Mohawk Trail, an early auto highway through the Berkshires which opened in 1914. Most likely this formation (not very identifiable in the photo) was destroyed when the road was later widened and modernized.

    MNM#01-01234

 

Mohawk Trail
Onset Bay, Shell Point
Profile Rock
Rockport
Father Neptune
Rockport
Rock Face

    On shoreline between Pigeon Falls and Rockport.

    MNM#01-01153

Rowe
Stone Face

    A strange face on a boulder looking upward from Pelham Brook.

    MNM#01-01167

Scituate
Nubian Head Rock

West Chesterfield
Old Man of the Valley

    Profile in Chesterfield Gorge.

    MNM#01-01256

 

Michigan


Mackinac Island
Indian Head Rock

    Rough outcrop with small face - photo

Munising
Indian Head Rock

    Located in Pictured Rocks National Park on Lake Superior. Visible from the popular boat tours along the shore.

    MNM#01-01143

    GPS 46.51638° N, -86.51338° W

St. Ignace
St. Anthony Rock

    A rock pillar in the center of the small town. Not known if the rock bears some resemblance to St. Anthony or simply named in honor of the saint.

    MNM#01-01183

GPS 45.86799° N, -84.7265° W

Minnesota


Pipestone
Big Stone Face

    Located in Pipestone National Monument. A strategically positioned window in a trailside sign points out this face.

    MNM#01-01161
    MNM#01-01037

    GPS 44.01514° N, -96.32112° W

Red Wing
Indian Head

Montana


Butte
Old Man of the Canyon

    MNM#06-01001

Chouteau
Indian Head Rock
Glendive (Pinnacle Park)
Indian Head Rock

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