13,000 years ago this site was already well-known by mammoth hunters as a place to get the best stone for their tools.
Rocks have attracted visitors to Arches National Park for thousands of years.
Petroglyph panels throughout the park depict ancient art and stories of these people who lived in the area from approximately 600-1300 BCE.
There are camps, seasonal habitations, and a rich assortment of pictographs and petroglyphs here.
Petroglyphs here are from the Fremont Culture and include animal designs as well as geometric shapes.
Ancestral Puebloans, Spanish and American travelers carved over 2,000 signatures, dates, messages, and petroglyphs.
Thousands of petroglyphs embedded into the smooth surface of basalt rock record of events, memories and stories of ancestors.
Pu`u Loa, translated as the "long hill"i or "Hill-(of)-long-(life)"ii from Hawaiian, is a place considered sacred to the people of Hawai`i,
More than 700 caves, Native American rock art sites, historic battlefields and campsites, and a high desert wilderness experience await you!
Known as Buffalo Eddy, the unique petroglyphs of this area are evidence of the longevity of the Nez Perce in the region.
In what is now Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, archaeological evidence places human beings in this area approximately 1,600 years ago.
The archeological site known as Newspaper Rock boasts over 650 petroglyphs covering a group of rocks.
Within the deep interior of the Reef Bay valley rests one of St. John’s clues to a lost culture from the island’s past, the petroglyphs.
Last updated: August 15, 2017