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Address: Fallon, NV
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Site of petroglyphs that are said to be 7000 years old.

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A nice hike

Petroglyphs near the parking lot and hiking trails that go higher on the hill. Very neat to see and a good place to stop and stretch if you are traveling through.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Sally W
Tonopah, Nevada

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Selby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

We stumbled upon this site on our drive into Fallon from distant Delta, UT. Well-rounded blackened boulders litter a low hillside on what was once the shores of a formerly much-larger Lake Carson. The petroglyphs themselves are not always the clearest you will see - not helped by the bright late afternoon sun when we were there, but once you've... More 

Thank Paul J
Tonopah, Nevada
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18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Petroglyphs near the parking lot and hiking trails that go higher on the hill. Very neat to see and a good place to stop and stretch if you are traveling through.

Thank Sally W
Corte Madera, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

It was a nice little stroll through boulders with a lot of petroglyphs and views of the surrounding area.. Very close to the highway, and there were informative plaques strategically located along the path.

Thank Toni N
Sacramento, California
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

If you like Native American history, you'll enjoy this small sample of artwork. If you have time, sign up for the tour of the cave (register at the Churchill Museum). The cave is an archeological museum. The tour guide will help you appreciate what you see in the cave. Walking is required to get to the cave, but the guide... More 

1 Thank Joanie2030
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Nice short walking trail through ancient petroglyphs. With the "right light" photographs are excellent.

Thank Tom W
Turlock, California
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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.

Thank debsocks
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180 reviews
37 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.

Thank deepchi
Valley Springs
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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.

1 Thank Carl B
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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!

Thank 3bear
Sacramento, California
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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.

Thank SteveinCH

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