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Lehners Mammoth Kill Site

Lehner Road, Sierra Vista, AZ
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Best with a guide

Through the Sierra Vista Visitor's Center, I found a free tour of this site. There were people of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
maryjoyrenfro
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Sierra Vista, Arizona
Use Your Imagination!

Not a lot to see but still a historic site. It's best to read up on it before going so you fully... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
FlipFlopPeki
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Hereford, Arizona
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
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15 Feb 2017
“Use Your Imagination!”
2 weeks ago
“Best with a guide”
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Lehner Road, Sierra Vista, AZ
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Through the Sierra Vista Visitor's Center, I found a free tour of this site. There were people of all ages on the hike. Without the guides, it would have been a nice walk. The historic significance of the site was clear only with the guides'...More

1  Thank maryjoyrenfro
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Not a lot to see but still a historic site. It's best to read up on it before going so you fully understand its historic importance.

1  Thank FlipFlopPeki
Reviewed 13 February 2017

It is incredibly sad that there isn't a museum of some sort. My kids were so disappointed. This could definitely be a family friendly tourist attraction for Cochise County. It was very disappointing. The sign is missing. It might as well not even exist. I...More

Thank jedeas
Reviewed 26 November 2016

This is a small brick monument, nothing more. No river access (Private, gated and fenced), no restrooms, reviews that say otherwise are referring to other places in the San Pedro Riparian Natural Conservation Area - and NOT Lehner. I'd recommend trying San Pedro House first.

Thank bfrazier
Reviewed 11 May 2016

They have some nice dirt tracks to follow with information boards along the walk. It is mainly paths and crevices in the ground. There really are no mammoth bones to see, although there are spots where there is some digging being done, which for the...More

Thank Terry T
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This may have been interesting at one time but all that is there now are a couple of plaques in a very small area -- less than a half block's worth. If you just like to get out in the fresh air and not do...More

Thank J G
Reviewed 29 January 2016

The sign shown for this destination is in tatters, no where really to walk there because quickly see private property signs.

Thank Joey G
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I was on a volunteer team cleaning trash from the riverbed near this site, or I never would have gone here. There is nothing on the fossils but the monument you can see in the photos. Even the ranger did not know where the bones...More

1  Thank Virginia T
Reviewed 17 July 2015

The Lehner Mammoth Kill Site is contained within the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area. A gravel road leads to a plaque that was erected near the spot. There is no trail or interpretive signage. You have to climb a barbwire fence to reach the...More

4  Thank Ron S
Reviewed 26 June 2015

The site is very interesting. You get a lot of history and some geology too. From clovis Indian culture mammoth kill site to a unique layer of black particles visible in the banks of the wash in certain areas. The black particles are thought to...More

Thank Rodney L
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