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This Stonehenge-style council ring looks like a small amphitheater overlooking the Galena River Valley. Giant stone markers align with the summer and winter solstices.

Short Walk: The ring is located less than a quarter mile from the parking lot.

Gem Type: Viewpoint

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Jim Johannsen

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