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A Piece of the Rock

Easy to get to. I lived here many years and finally visited Judaculla Rock in 2012. It is on... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2016
Wynette W
Cullowhee, North Carolina

Went to the rock and it's very neat. It's a shame it's starting to decay. I seen it on a TV show... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2016
Deep Gap, North Carolina
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Mysterious hieroglyphics, supposedly carved by Indians, adorn this large boulder.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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Caney Fork Rd, Cullowhee, NC
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

Easy to get to. I lived here many years and finally visited Judaculla Rock in 2012. It is on private property which is okay. There are markers that explain what this rock is about. They need to protect this rock from the elements as it...More

Thank Wynette W
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Went to the rock and it's very neat. It's a shame it's starting to decay. I seen it on a TV show and wanted to see it in person. It's worth the drive.

Thank 49078Jimmy
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Historically significant soapstone rock covered in petroglyphs by the Cherokee Indians. Local family donated acreage around rock to set up historic site for all to view and to protect the rock from damage. If you're a history buff, don't miss this site.

Thank pdsh63104
Reviewed 6 April 2016

I love learning about history and it was nice to be able to leave school at WCU and get away to this hidden spot in Western North Carolina!

Thank Erin M
Reviewed 8 November 2015

If you can, please visit this site you will be blown away with the rock. You will be amazed that this rock is left out side, and not in a museum for protection from the elements. The drive to the judaculla rock is about 20...More

Thank shadowgirlone
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Our family was in Cullowhee NC for a festival and my husband found an article on Judaculla rock. If you know about petroglyphs, then this is for you.There are plaques on site with nightshot images so you can find designs in the rock. It was...More

Thank kuntrykruisers
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Judaculla Rock is a legendary Cherokee landmark well-worth visiting. While the meaning of its petroglyph inscriptions is still a mystery, its place in tribal myth is well-explained with markers on a site now bordered with a boardwalk. The handprint of the Judaculla, the Cherokee giant,...More

Thank USMC_walker
Reviewed 28 August 2015

We were staying in Cherokee NC and needed a break from gambling which is dumb and stupid and I had heard of the rock and wanted to see it. The drive takes you through an absolutely beautiful area of NC. We unfortunately added miles to...More

4  Thank driverandnapigator
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

This is located in a beautiful part of NC, but it leaves you desiring more. The engravings on the rock leave many questions about historic man. This actual site is not well developed as a historical location.

1  Thank Maggie K
Reviewed 7 September 2014

If you like history and/or like Native American culture/history you will absolutely love seeing this rock. It took about 15/20 minutes to get there after leaving the Cherokee museum in Cherokee, NC. Once you get close to the area, there are several signs making it...More

Thank J W
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