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Stone Faces Gazetteer
Faces - Ciff Profiles, Boulders, Outcrops


Rhode Island


Jamestown
Indian Head Rock
Middletown
Negro Head Rock
Narrangansett Pier
Old Man’s Face
 
Newport, South Harbor
Profile Rock
Quonochontaug
Profile Rock

South Carolina


Greenville
Caesar's Head

Tennessee


Adams
Bell Witch

    A flat outline on the ceiling of a cave.

Chattanooga
Old Man of the Mountain
Little River Gorge, Smoky Mountains National Park
Indian Head / Great Stone Face

Texas


Burnet
Abraham Lincoln’s Profile
Mineral Wells
The Mummy

    Nose-to-nose with a formation called “Old Turtleback”. Not a very good face, but somewhat recognizable.

Utah


Delta
Guardian of Deseret
Great Salt Lake
Profile Rock

    Small face on side of approx. 40 ft outcrop on the shore of the Great Salt Lake. Unknown just where on the shore it may be located.

Zion National Park
Old Man of the Mountain

MNM#01-01214

Vermont


Burlington, Rock Point
The Face
Mt. Mansfield
Great Stone Face
Smuggler's Gap
The Hunter

    This postcard boasts that this formation requires "less stretching of the imagination than do most such formations."

    MNM#01-01106
    MNM#01-01178

    GPS N 44° 33.225, W 72° 47.647

Smuggler's Gap
Smuggler's Face

Virginia


Bristol
Indian Head Rock

    Located on US 23 at Natural Tunnel

Gate City
Indian Head Rock
Pennington Gap
Niggerhead Rock / Great Stone Face
Rawley Springs
Washington Profile

Shenandoah National Park
Stony Man

Visible from Skyline Drive. A hiking trail ascends to the Stony Man summit atop the forehead.

GPS N 38° 35.926, W 78° 22.427

Washington


Cape Flattery
Old Man of Cape Flattery
Colfax
Martha Washington Rock

    An upright boulder. Does this resemble Martha Washington?

Columbia River Gorge
Giant Head Rock

    Rock pillar. Unclear from photos if this has a face or is just a big rock.

Garibaldi Beach
Old Man of the Sea

    Near mouth of Columbia River. A cartoonish neanderthal sort of face on an outcrop off the beach.

Gray's Harbor
The Stone Face

    Cliff profile overlooking harbor.

Spokane
Old Man of the Gorge
Wenatchee
Lincoln Rock

    Bluffs overlooking Columbia River. Lincoln Rock is not actually in Lincoln Rock State Park but across the river and visible from it.

    MNM#01-01012

    GPS N 47° 32.691, W 120° 17.741

West Virginia


Chimney Corner
The Old Man of the Canyon

Wisconsin


Apostle Islands, Lake Superior
Profile Rock

    A small face on the side of this tiny sandstone island now known as Honeymoon Island just north of Basswood Island.

    MNM#01-01023

    GPS N 46° 52.355, W 90° 43.604

Camp Douglas
Profile Rock

    Not clear if the profile is the ledge at the top of the cliff?

    MNM#01-01201

Camp McCoy
Old Witch Face

    MNM#01-01162

Devils Lake State Park
Great Stone Face
Devils Lake State Park
Turks Head Rock
Dodgeville
Face Rock
Fountain City
The Indian

    Visible from northbound Highway 35 midway between Bluff Siding and Fountain City. On top of bluff overlooking Mississippi River.

    MNM#01-01050

Madison
Profile Rock

    Cliff profile overlooks Yahara River at north end of Lake Mendota.

    MNM#01-01195

St. Croix Falls
Old Man of the Dalles

    Across river from Taylors Falls State Park (MN). The face is located just downstream of the highway bridge and best visible from the diving cliffs about 1000 ft south of the bridge.

    MNM#01-01163
    MNM#01-01034

    GPS N 45° 24.005, W 92° 38.999

Wisconsin Dells
Black Hawk's Profile or The Stone Face

    One of the attractions visible on the Upper Dells boat tour, on Wisconsin River about a mile north of dam.

    MNM#01-01055
    MNM#01-01240

    GPS N 43° 38.500, W 89° 47.129

Wyoming


Dayton, Tongue River Canyon
Indian Head Rock
Devil's Tower
Indian Head Rock

    A small rock outcrop with a face. Devil's Tower visible in the distance.

Green River
Man’s Face Rock
Hell's Half Acre
Devil's Head

    MNM#01-01165

Sundance
Old Man of the Park

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