Here’s a collection of man-made and natural balanced rocks from around the world. Rock balancing is an art,
discipline or hobby that involves placing some combination of rock or stone in arrangements which require
patience and sensitivity to generate, and which appear to be physically impossible while actually being only highly
improbable. There are 3 styles of rock balancing; the first is Pure Balance – each rock in near-point balance; the
second is Balanced Stacking – rocks laid flat upon each other to great height, and; the third is Free Style – mixture
of the two above; may include arches, etc.
One Balance Rock
This spectacular balanced rock called One Balance Rock is located in Petrified Forest National Monument in
Mother and Child Rock
Mother and Child Rock is a unique Balancing Rock formations located in Matopos National Park, Zimbabwe.
Queen Nefertiti Rock
The magnificent Queen Nefertiti Rock can be found in Arches National Park in the state of Utah. There is
hundreds of amazing rock formations in the said park.
This astonishing rock formation simply called Balanced Rock is located in the Garden of the Gods Park in
Colorado Springs, Colorado.
The unusual pile of granite slabs called Cheesewring is a geological formation located in Bodmin Moor, Corwall in
England, UK. A “cheesewring” is a press-like device that was previously used to make cheese.
Putting this huge rock into balance on top of another rock seems impossible. The amazing Balancing Rock is
situated in Digby, Nova Scotia in Canada.
These amusing rock formations found in Australia are made of granite, which surfaces like a little geological island
in the desert. The Devil’s Marbles is thought to be formed about 1.7 billion years ago as a result of the hardening
of magma within the earth’s crust.
These rock formations are geological formations in San Juan, Argentina. The Ischigualasto Provincial Park is
located in the north-east of the province of San Juan.
This intricate balanced rock is located in Goring-on-Thames, a village and civil parish on the River Thames in the
English county of Oxfordshire, England.
This beautiful and captivating rock formation located in Arches National Park, Utah is the Balanced Rock. This
large balancing rock is about the size of 3 school buses.The total height of Balanced Rock is about 128 feet,
with the balanced rock rising 55 feet above the base.
The unique Brimham Rocks are rock formations located in Brimham Moor, England. The rocks stand at a height
of nearly 30 meters in an area owned by the National Trust which is part of the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding
These incredible balanced rocks are located in Sidobre, France.
This huge balancing rock named the Rocking Stone is located at Kadov, Czech Republic.
This spectacular karst formation is called the Sphere or sometimes known as the Globe is part of the Knockan
Crag, a line of cliffs in Assynt, Scotland. The name means “crag of the small hill”.
This balanced rock called Pedra Montada is located in Brazil
Torcal De Antequera: Spain
This freestyle rock balancing is located in El Torcal de Antequera, a nature reserve in Spain. The area was
designated a Natural Site of National Interest in July 1929, and a Natural Park Reserve of about 17 square
kilometers was created in October 1978.
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