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Chimney Rock!!!

Chimney Rock is one of the most famous landmarks on the Oregon Trail. You can see it from 40 miles away!!! Chimney Rock looked like a giant teepee or a chimney. Chimne Rock is 12 miles away from Court House Rock and Jail Rock. The top of Chimney Rock is 4,226 feet tall. Chimney Rock signaled the end of the prairies, and the trail became steeper! It showed that the Rocky Mountains were ahead!!! Pioneers were happy to see Chimney Rock because it meant they were going the right way. Some pioneers tried to climb Chimney Rock, but they never got past the base or the bottom of the rock!!!

Chimney Rock