Ringing Rocks in Montana

Friends took me to hear and see the ringing rocks of Montana.  I had never heard of, nor seen, such a thing.

Ringing Rocks, a natural phenomenon, is located between Butte and Whitehall, Montana.  It is as though God had spilled a bucket of boulders on top of a small mountain.  Tumbled upon each other, these boulders sound like metal anvils when lightly tapped with a hammer.  I could even produce the metallic quality when tapping the rocks with my fingernails.  The tones change as you climb the heap of boulders and/or tap different parts of an individual rock.

The road to Ringing Rocks is dirt and deeply grooved.  We were able to maneuver part way up the mountain side and had to walk the rest of the way.  Vehicles with higher clearance were able to make it to the top.

There are no facilities and no phone reception.  Be sure to pack a sufficient amount of water with you.  There is plenty of sunshine in the high desert.  Also, be sure to bring a hammer to play music on the rocks.  

It is advised that you bring a hammer, wear a hat and pack plenty of water to thoroughly enjoy Ringing Rocks in southwest Montana.  

It is advised that you bring a hammer, wear a hat and pack plenty of water to thoroughly enjoy Ringing Rocks in southwest Montana.  

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Jenny Hershberger

Born and raised in Geauga County, which is located in northeastern Ohio of the United States of America, I have worked as a free lance photographer and graphic designer since graduating from Marietta College.

Traveling, photography and journaling are symptoms of my passions.  I deeply enjoy learning from new people.  Cultures, including various colors, aromas, cuisines, traditions . . . have always intrigued me.

Exploring God's creation is a huge part of my existence.  From a road trip to Alaska to the flora and fauna in my backyard.  Not taking God's handiwork for granted is important to me.  God made it all.  From the grandeur of mountains and power of mighty waterfalls to lichen and the tiniest creatures.  What God has designed is evidence of who He is and I want to know more about Him.

My gifts of photography and writing are avenues to sharing what I have witnessed and learned.

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