A mysterious monolith has been discovered at the top of Atascadero’s Pine Mountain, attracting views from dozens of local hikers, according to the Atascadero News.

  • The monolith appeared Wednesday morning.
  • Dozens of hikers visited the location to get a peek at what was there.


The monolith appeared to be 10 feet tall and 18 inches wide. It’s made of stainless steel, too.

  • “The object was welded together at each corner, with rivets attaching the side panels to a likely steel frame inside. The top of the monument did not show any weld marks, and it appears to be hollow at the top, and possibly bottom,” according to the Atascadero News.

The monolith was not attached to the ground and it could be knocked over.

Is it the same one from Utah?

Last week, a team of biologists in a helicopter above the Utah wilderness noticed a mysterious monolith that captivated the nation. The 10- to 12-feet steel monolith went missing Friday, though. Reports surfaced that a group of men knocked it over and got rid of it.

Per the Atascadero News, the new monolith is different than the Utah one. it appears to be a foot taller and slimmer than the one found in Utah.

Another one in Romania

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As I wrote about earlier this week, there appeared to be a monolith out in Romania as well. That one had a much different appearance than these ones seen in California and Utah, though. The Romania monolith also disappeared.

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