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Address: Saguaro West, Saguaro National Park, AZ 85743
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It isn't often that you can drive almost right up to an important Native American archaeological site. Past the visitors center on the west side of Tucson is an unpaved but... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It isn't often that you can drive almost right up to an important Native American archaeological site. Past the visitors center on the west side of Tucson is an unpaved but drivable loop road with this trail. It's less than a half mile, tho there are many steps to climb up and down. My 80 yo mother did it with... More 

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Port Moody, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

It is a short drive from the visitor centre with a short hike to get face to face with this ancient native american graffiti.

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Lots of ancient art work on the rocks. Drive one of the side roads to get there. It is a short hike to get there, with lots of steps. You must go to the top of the little hill. You need to open your eyes to see some of the art.

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Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely trail with beautiful views of the valley as well as all the cacti. It intersects with other trails and continues to meander. The trail also leads to some petroglyphs, which are very nice. Fully enjoyable all around.

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Long Beach, Ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This area of the Saguaro Nation Park is about a 2 hour drive from Phoenix. We could not have been happier with our decision to make the drive. The area is absolutely beautiful. The Saguaros are amazing and some of the Cacti were in bloom. It is very quite and peaceful. We packed a lunch and took advantage of the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

No doubt, if you're visiting Signal Hill, you've visited the Saguaro National Park visitors center. If not it is a must. Typically the only way you would know about and find Signal Hill is from the visitors center. A short 1/2 mile or so down a well marked county maintained dirt road. Parking area with shaded picnic tables are available.... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We did this short trail recently when it was about 100 out (and this was only late morning). Very cool views at the top of the petroglyphs and surrounding landscape. Lots of steps but most folks should be able to do it easily, and you can always stop to rest. It's a short trail, but in summer it's very very... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

If you like looking at and/or taking pictures of ancient rock art, this is an easy short hike off a fairly smooth dirt road to quite a few prime examples. At about 1/2 mile, it shouldn't be a problem for most folks or those with children but not so much for wheelchairs or other wheeled devices. In addition to the... More 

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Placitas, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

This is about 1/2 mile round-trip with many steps and an incline/decline not suitable for strollers or wheelchairs. With that being said, it is still an easy hike though you are exposed to the elements and should wear a hat, slather on sunscreen, and bring water. The petroglyphs are well worth the stroll.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

If you like petroglyphs then this is a great hike for you! So much history is such a short hike. Love to think of what this place was like for those who used to live here so long ago. My in-laws watched the short movie in the Visitors Center before we went on this hike & said they were glad... More 

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