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Address: US 191, Rock Springs, WY 82901
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These incised petroglyphs were carved by the ancestors of present Plains...

These incised petroglyphs were carved by the ancestors of present Plains and Great Basin Native American People. They include drawings of elk, buffalo, horses, teepes and several kinds of human figures.

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Afternoon site seeing !!! Recommended

We were on holiday from Scotland Seeing the history of the wild west first hand was awesome. Some of the Petroglyphs are faded (some new ones also) but it didn't detract from a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 December 2016
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Macduff, United Kingdom
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Middleburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

I can't believe my husband and father followed my vague directions to drive into the desert, but I'm glad they did! It was a cool and foggy day in Oct. 2015 when we went, but the roads were still drive-able in a small rental sedan. It was very remote and private which added to the feeling of this historical site,... More 

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Macduff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We were on holiday from Scotland Seeing the history of the wild west first hand was awesome. Some of the Petroglyphs are faded (some new ones also) but it didn't detract from a great place to visit Roads there were gravel and sand and a bit a washboard but worth the trip from Rock Springs

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Wyoming
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is great to see by itself or paired with the massive Boars Tusk. The Petroglyphs are fading a bit, but after a short hike up to the rocky mounds, you will still be able to see many of what is left. We all went up as a family in the late afternoon and had an awesome time. It was... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Worth the drive. Walk about a quarter mile from the parking area. Restroom at parking area. Quite a few petroglyphs, and unfortunately, graffiti from stupid people.

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Bushnell, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I read all the reviews here about vandalism to the petroglyphs prior to visiting, and they were right. That being said, I found the trip worthwhile. County Road 17 seems to have been recently graded: any car could make this drip in dry conditions. Be sure to thoroughly explore the site, but please don't touch ANYTHING, "not even once" (as... More 

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Brigham City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

beautiful... one of the highlights of my trip... even though it took me some time to find it as I am directionally challenged :P

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Sacramento
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Had a great time visiting the white mountain petroglyphs in Wyoming. The drive is easy, dirt roads that are pretty smooth. The 1/4 mile walk was very easy. There are several benches along the path if you need to take a break. The Petroglyphs were very cool, however I was a bit disappointed to see names with 2002 etc. since... More 

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Thank Steven B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Long drive through rough country but more than worth it. If you are the urban softie type who has to have cell phone signal and can't stand dirt and dust. Stay on the highway and skip this. If however you are like me and the idea of putting yourself in a time when people crossed the desert to reach this... More 

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Midvale
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

If you are driving out here as a seperate excursion, I do not recommend the trip. These glyphs are not in very good condition, primarily due to the idiots who have disturbed and vandalized. I took a guest out here last year...could have made better use of the time. Do not recommend driving out in a sedan. Rocky roads and... More 

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Rock Springs, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

its a bit of a drive, but well worth it! Its humbling to see how small they were, and that they could fit in that small cave.The drawings are still so clear!

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