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Grapevine Canyon

Lake Mead, Laughlin, NV
702 293 8906
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Ranked #2 of 23 Attractions in Laughlin
Type: Canyons
Activities: Hiking, Camping
Owner description: Visitors come to this canyon in the Nevada desert to view its Indian petroglyphs, some of the first known to man. Truly an amazing site, many of the... more » Owner description: Visitors come to this canyon in the Nevada desert to view its Indian petroglyphs, some of the first known to man. Truly an amazing site, many of the etchings go 40 to 50 feet below the sand level and are hundreds of years old. A few of the more common ones have been translated but the rest remain a mystery. « less
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

After a difficult 2 mile drive over a gravel road you come to the trailhead for Grapevine Canyon. A very easy 1/4 mile hike will bring you to dozens of petroglyphs that are thousands of years old. It was astonishing to look at writings done by the ancients. Well worth the ride and walk.

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Polacca, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Beautiful site in the desert. Lots of petroglyphs and native plants. Grapevines in the desert??!! Yes, wild grapes! Some strenuous climbing of the rocks to get to the top of the canyon. Beautiful views.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

not to bad but I was nervous on the dirt road to the actual canyon. Interesting art on the rocks. I also met a rattlesnake.

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Chino, California, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This is a place to go and hike and relax. Take in mother nature and look at the petroglyphs left on the rocks by various indian tribes that past thru the area.It's only a 10 minute drive north of Laughlin. I highly recommend to anyone that can appreciate history and what the indians went thru to survive. We will definitly... More

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mymorgan2008
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34 reviews 34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We took a little drive away from the casinos and decided we would do the short hike to view the drawings. It was very peaceful slightly overcast so the temperature was not a problem. It is a well worn trail easy to follow and many drawings to see. Just make sure and wear a hat and bring plenty to drink... More

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Shaker Heights
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110 reviews 110 reviews
52 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The trailhead is apx. two miles off of Nevada Route 163, about five minutes from Laughlin, you turn down Christmas Tree Pass. You go down a dirt road, my small car able to handle it. You only have to walk about a quarter mile from the trail head (easy walk) to see the petroglyphs. It is amazing when you think... More

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Laughlin, Nevada
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128 reviews 128 reviews
41 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The nicest thing aboug Grapevine Canyon is you can choose how much you want to see, and the difficulty you are willing to endure to see it. Much can be seen without having to hike very far, and that scenery is a little amazing. Now that they've graded and improved the entrance to the site, you can now get their... More

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Phnom Penh, Phnum Penh, Cambodia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

It is a great adventure especially for those who like to travel and see unique things and History. Makes you wonder what the plateau was like over 1000 years ago.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is an amazing piece of cultural native american history. This is an ancestral area for them so be respectful. The area is maintained by the National Park Service and while the road says 4x4 recommended, ANY car can drive the gravel road from the highway (163). The restrooms are in the parking lot maintained constantly but they are single... More

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Miami, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Grapevine Canyon lies a couple of miles down a dirt road to Christmas Tree Pass. The sign says 4x4 recommended, but we and the other people there that day did fine in regular 2-wheel-drive passenger cars. The road gets a bit rough and washboard-y at times, so you may have to take it slow or endure a bumpy ride. There... More

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