Tsankawi Tail Stop 17

Tsankawi Trail Stop 17
Can you locate the petroglyphs?

NPS Photo by Stella Carroll

Although rock carvings are found scattered along the cliffs, there are several large Ancestral Pueblo petroglyph panels nearby. A panel can be seen on your right just up the trail that contains carvings of arrows that are not of Ancestral Pueblo origin. For a time Spanish sheepherders kept their stock in small pens built under rock outcroppings here at Tsankawi. These historic additions probably date from Spanish-Colonial times (late 1800 – early 1900). Please do not add to these important markings.

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Last updated: February 24, 2015

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