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

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Nice stop along the Hwy 50 drive

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2014
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Sacramento, California
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Corte Madera, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

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.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

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 

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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.

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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.

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San Francisco, California
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30 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
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
28 helpful votes 28 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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73 reviews 73 reviews
26 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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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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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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