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Awesome ... Must see

I just returned from an extensive trip to Utah and this was the highlight of the trip. I explored... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
aembry
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Lubbock
A Must-See In Dino Country

McConkie Ranch was one of the absolute highlights of our recent 3,800-mile road trip around the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John M
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Bainbridge Island, WA
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“kings trail” (16 reviews)
“honor system” (15 reviews)
“rock art” (18 reviews)
LOCATION
McConkie Road, Vernal, UT
CONTACT
+1 435-789-6733
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I just returned from an extensive trip to Utah and this was the highlight of the trip. I explored the McConkie Ranch petroglyphs and was so delighted. I thought these were some of the best petroglyphs that I have ever seen (just my opinion). I...More

Thank aembry
Reviewed 1 week ago

McConkie Ranch was one of the absolute highlights of our recent 3,800-mile road trip around the West. Its collection of petroglyphs is second to none. Viewing this 1,000-year-old rock art is a religious experience, akin to visiting the great cathedrals of Europe. The wonder is...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hiked the easier path to see the 3 Kings petroglyphs on this family owned ranch. It was worth the $5 admission which is based on the honesty system. We saw wonderful art works which were easily accessible. Getting to the rock faces involved crossing...More

Thank RoxieinTexas
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We explored the McConkie Ranch petroglyphs based on a recommendation from the local Forest Ranger Guides in Vernal. Be prepared that the hike although relatively short is steep in sections and will require some effort to climb. The petroglyphs here consist of several groupings of...More

Thank JimSTL1021
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Be prepared that the trail is steep and is not clear. You will be climbing over rocks and ducking trees and bushes. There are a lot of fake "petroglyphs" unfortunately. I was a bit disappointed. The petroglyphs in the dinosaur monument are easier to see...More

Thank Cami W
Reviewed 7 July 2017

My family hiked to the petroglyphs and spent several hours viewing them. They enjoyed every minute they spent there and were fascinated with the beauty of the petroglyphs. It was wonderful for the children to see these and gain an understanding of how difficult it...More

Thank VirginiaTraveler120
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived here at dusk and there's a sign that says "Closes at dark" so we only got to spend 30 minutes or so on the trail. We have 6 kids ages 1-13 and most of them did fine. A couple of the little ones...More

Thank 8TWs
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Fascinating Petroglyphs do not miss seeing the Three Kings, we spent over five hours here, and loved every minute !!

Thank markjohns2015
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

The location is relatively easy to find. The Dry Fork Canyon drive is spectacular! On one of the towering rock formations someone has put the American flag with the words: Remember the Maine! We loved the drive. When we arrived at the Ranch, the cost...More

Thank atimeframe
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The turn-off signage needs to be larger and more noticable. Would help to have a couple of signs before the actual turn off. We were pleasantly surprised with the quaintness of the whole place. Thank you for letting us be in your space. Thrilling to...More

Thank maryaliceeldredge
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Kathy S
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Response from travelingdrugdoc | Reviewed this property |
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Kathy S
13 September 2015|
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Response from foundloveinpdx | Reviewed this property |
I suppose you could. I saw no signs saying you couldn't. The path to climb is narrow, but no problem for a dog.
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