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Grimes Point

Address: Fallon, NV
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Ranked #2 of 9 Attractions in Fallon
Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Site of petroglyphs that are said to be 7000 years old.
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Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Site of petroglyphs that are said to be 7000 years old.
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Turlock, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Easily accessible for all to view. Here it showcases several different styles of petroglyphs and rock surfaces upon which they are etched. Some petroglyphs are faded and hard to see but remain a great glimpse into the history of those who left them behind.

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San Francisco, California
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25 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

Far from the best petroglyphs I've seen. Poor interpretive signage particularly over by the caves. I found the geology more interesting then the petroglyphs. I wouldn't go out of the way to see it unless you are an academic type.

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Valley Springs
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

If you are interested in petroglyphs and pictographs, in short "Rock Art." This is one of the most famous rock art archaeological sites in the World. Be sure to go down the dirt road for a couple miles for the "real" good stuff.

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usa
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71 reviews 71 reviews
26 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This is one of the places that is a must see! I was impressed by all we saw, but the oldest row of pitted "holes" was amazing. Visit some of the local caves too.Take care of our heritage!

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Sacramento, California
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119 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We stopped for a break on our drive along the loneliest road. It's a nice picnic area with restrooms. There are several different trails, so you can spend as much time as you like hiking and exploring the petroglyphs. There are signs posted along the trail that provide additional info about what you see. We enjoyed the break.

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Valrico, Florida
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158 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We were told about this by a local and decided to drop by on our way back from Sand Mountain. We were not disappointed. There are two sites of interest here; the Petroglyph and Overlook Trails plus the Hidden Cave. The trails are about 1/2 mile long with the petroglyph trail wondering through a rock field that presents some interesting... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

It's very simple and self guided. Don't expect much but it's free. Cool Petroglyphs you could get a good view of and good photos. Only about a mile hike to see pretty much everything on the main trail. Hidden Point was a longer hike and mostly uphill, less Petroglyphs but some cool caves. The Tour inside the largest cave only... More 

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Reno
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54 reviews 54 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We stopped there to view the petroglyphs and to have a picnic at the shaded picnic tables after spending the morning in the nearby Sand Mountain Recreational Area.

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Southern California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I parked at the entrance right off the highway on the right (there is also a road, which I did not take, that goes further in I think to the hidden caves). Anyway there is a show loop through the petroglyphs which only takes a few minutes. The petroglyphs are pretty worn but still interesting. From there I took the... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Good exercise, but could have benefitted from having a tour guide. Can sign up for a tour at the museum in town.

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