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Ancient wisdom right there for you to see

Easy to access and view, these ancient rock carvings are right there in front of you. You stand... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bronwen S
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Drive by

We were on our way past, not expecting to stop.... and thought "well, we'll just quickly stop in to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
karinedch
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Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
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Highway 24, Capitol Reef National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, UT
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy to access and view, these ancient rock carvings are right there in front of you. You stand looking up at them and you’re left wondering what your mark will be on the world. I wanted to go back in time and learn from the...More

Thank Bronwen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on our way past, not expecting to stop.... and thought "well, we'll just quickly stop in to refresh at their Visitor Center,". We ended up re-filling our water bottles at their outside refill fountain (by the bathrooms) and also ended up buying some...More

Thank karinedch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are two sets of binoculars to view them up close. Would be nice if they had a drawing showing visitors exactly where they were.

Thank Terp66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located just off the highway down the road from the visitors centre. Parking available. The Petroglyphs are in two areas: 1. on the right of the carpark you follow a (flat) timber board walkway and the images are at the end. 2. the others are...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An easy boarded walk just off the main road - very accessible - and amongst a very scenic area which may not feature on many people's itinerary.

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed August 10, 2018

In my head I always thought it would have been funny if the native peoples had a better sense of humor....like etching these massive, odd-ball creatures thinking that generations to come would somehow be thrown off guard. It's right on the road practically and worth...More

Thank Becky T
Reviewed August 10, 2018

This is right off the road and you walk along a board walk. Had to look closely at times to find them, but there were interpretative panels.explaining them. I was in awe. Definitely worth stopping for. All children should see these!!

Thank Becky H
Reviewed August 5, 2018

You can't help but stop. These are right next to the road. A nice little wooden deck walkway that you can take a quick walk and see these Petroglyphs. We also stayed for a Ranger talk regarding the Petroglyphs. Awesome talk. So much to learn....More

Thank Mikez428
Reviewed August 2, 2018

These petroglyphs are harder to see than Newspaper Rock. There are interpretative panels in front of them to aid you.

Thank molly30087
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Quick walk along the boardwalk to see some ancient native American drawings. Outside of the entrance and visitor's center.

Thank Marian R
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