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Address: El Valle de Anton, Panama
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Don't believe the naysayers....

For almost 2 years, we have not taken the time to visit this attraction because some people told us it was just a joke, not that great, etc., etc. Just recently, some other... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
travlindream
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San Carlos, Mexico
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San Carlos, Mexico
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45 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

For almost 2 years, we have not taken the time to visit this attraction because some people told us it was just a joke, not that great, etc., etc. Just recently, some other friends told us what a lovely place it is, so we decided to go ahead and check it out. We headed over there late one morning, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This attraction was surprisingly the best I saw during my time in El Valle de Antón. The entire forest is well kept, very clean and affords several things to "ooh and ahh" over. From the carved art on the rock to the waterfalls and the hiking this attraction alone can be enjoyed for most of your day. The long hike... More 

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 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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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 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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Address: El Valle de Anton, Panama
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