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Address: El Valle de Anton, Panama
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Nice little walk

Just a short walk with water around if you want to take a bath. The paintings are nice and the trail is in a good condition. You do not need hiking shoes. There is an entrance... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Sandra F
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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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46 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Just a short walk with water around if you want to take a bath. The paintings are nice and the trail is in a good condition. You do not need hiking shoes. There is an entrance fee, 2 USD per person, and there are little stands around. We compered prices with the other souvenir and fruit stands away from El... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We went with two kids (10 and 6) to do this easy hike. It is a short walk to the top (about 40 minutes) and you can stop to refresh in small waterfalls but the conditions of the trail are really bad. There is trash everywhere and absolutely no signs so we ended climbing into a couple of dead ends.... More 

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sju
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174 reviews 174 reviews
72 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

intersting and quite a walk; you should go for it is something different to do while at San Anton Valley

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Panama City, Panama
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

The petrogryps were of the worst I have seen, and the hike is paved... Saw some rubish along the way.. So why paying 2,5usd then? It gets steepy after the piedra pintada so wear comf shoes

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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I laught when I saw someone call this a tourist trap,it was $2.25 to get in and we passed a house that had a cardboard sigh in Spanish that said they sold gatorade and water! It was an awesome hike throught the forest following a small river(it is the dry season) with waterfalls.the petroglyphs were great,if you want to do... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Fascinating and up close petroglyphs. Somewhat of a lengthy walk, but well worth the time. Geourgious scenery.

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Omemee, Canada
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123 reviews 123 reviews
65 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

The petroglyphs were cool, but there is no history provided to explain where they came from. There are stalls along the path to get to the rock. It is definitely a tourist trap.

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NY
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97 reviews 97 reviews
25 attraction reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

The rock is in sorry shape--no attempt to preserve these petroglyphs. What's more entertaining is paying a kid to "protect" your car and then having his friend play history teacher at the rock. If you have a light heart and don't take any of this too seriously, it's a bit of entertainment. Can go further for a hike but the... More 

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Edegem, Belgium
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Even if such stones are rare, and it might be interesting to have a look at it... the trail is poorly indicated, and I even walked by without noticing the "drawings"... somehow overrated, but if you're in the area, another small nice walk

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

There's a kid there (not sure if there are more than one) and his self-appointed job is to translate the pictographs for you. In Spanish. Our Spanish is next to non-existent but we still loved this little dude! He tells you about the mountains and waterfalls and a bunch of other stuff we didn't follow but he is so entertaining... More 

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