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Bring a rock from somewhere else with a message for good luck. Add to the rocks in the pile and sign the guest book. You should bring your own pen as the weather can have adverse effects on the pen in the mailbox. This is a great location to have lunch as it offers great views and a fun spot to hang out.

Short Hike: The Rock House be accessed from the St. Mary's Glacier Trailhead. Once at the top of the glacier, follow the Rock House Trail.

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