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amazing to see!

There are a few spots on the trail where you can see the petroglyphs. Some spots we noticed them... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Terri J
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Must see..

You should see these while you are here. It’s an amazing. If you have great camera you can catch... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Umutguzel
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The petroglyphs are located "on the way" to other more interesting things. There is a proper pull off with ample parking and from there it is a very short walk to the viewing boardwalk. There are a couple of telescopes to help you home in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LiciaW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are a few spots on the trail where you can see the petroglyphs. Some spots we noticed them high up, and you might not see them. Keep looking!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Terri J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You should see these while you are here. It’s an amazing. If you have great camera you can catch all of it...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Umutguzel
Reviewed 28 October 2018

This stop consists of a very nicely planned boardwalk that allows visitors to see a long panel of Fremont petroglyphs. Most of the easily accessible prehistoric images in the Southwest do not extend over such a long distance, so it is particularly interesting to move...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 24 October 2018

This was a good short stop. Capitol Reef has lots of various things to see and do, and this is worth seeing. Thousand year old native petroglyphs. I would recommend if you have binoculars in the car, get them out and take a look, because...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bchard78
Reviewed 17 October 2018

These petroglyphs, etched in the rockwall by the Fremont people over 1000 years ago are a compelling communication from the past. They are easily accessible, right off Rt. 24 as it winds through the park, and there is a lovely boardwalk from which you can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carol A
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Very easy to get to, very cool to see! We stopped because of other reviews here and I'm so glad we did. If you have someone with you that doesn't hike or struggles to get around, there are excellent boardwalks all along the rock face...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank brettb234
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Right by the road. Easy walk. If you are into petroglyphs, you will love this. Many are missing due to rockfall.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank vickid266
Reviewed 12 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bronwen S
Reviewed 10 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank karinedch
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