We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Great, Quick Stop

This is a really spectacular quick stop and the paintings are preserved quite well. I was worried... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
everythingmustgo2018
,
Crescent City, California
Great!

A driveable, though a little rough, road will take you to these murals painted on the rocks... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
karenmZ4099WN
,
Bismarck, North Dakota
via mobile
Read all 36 reviews
All photos (45)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
89°
65°
Aug
83°
57°
Sep
71°
44°
Oct
Contact
Chloride, AZ
Website
+1 702-376-9093
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (36)
Filter reviews
34 results
Traveler rating
24
9
0
0
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
24
9
0
0
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews dirt road ghost town four wheel drive on the rocks symbol fertility clorine vehicle mile restoration purcell desert snakes journey hike
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 34 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This stop would be a complete waste of time, because it's nothing more then a upgraded piece of graffiti sprayed on rocks. Should you decide to visit it anyway, because you have too much time on your hands or whatever, make sure you have a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank skydriver332
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really spectacular quick stop and the paintings are preserved quite well. I was worried about the road but it was totally passable and I was able to drive right up -- even with a light drizzle.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank everythingmustgo2018
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

A driveable, though a little rough, road will take you to these murals painted on the rocks. Beautiful artwork. Can’t imagine how he managed to paint on the high steep cliff! Worth the drive.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank karenmZ4099WN
Reviewed August 27, 2018

If you've made it to Chloride, you might as well visit Roy Purcell's murals. You may want to pass, though, unless you're driving a four-wheeler. The dirt road is a little over a mile out of town and quite bumpy and washed out in one...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Alegria8
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Take the turn at Grasshopper Junction to Chloride for a break form going 80 MPH on US 93 after you lost all your Vegas Cash or on your way there to do just that! Nice living ghost town with friendly spirits ready to serve you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Mezmo
Reviewed July 16, 2018

An interesting semi-ghost town. The locals you run into are very friendly and willing to tell you more about the town and things to see. The mural is an interesting sight. You need to drive down a dirt road that can be done by a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank AdventurousOne2
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

The road to the Murals may be too rough for cars but no problem for trucks due to heavy recent rains the road is tore up. Worth the drive beautiful mountains. Spend the afternoon go for a hike.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank dori v
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Interesting art on boulders. Injoyed the comparison to early native art. Worth seeing and town is fun old ghost town. Kids would love it.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank elliegirl2015
Reviewed February 21, 2018

Worth the effort to take the short drive up the hill on a gravel road to see the large colorful rock murals. The numerous large murals are very artistic and creative. A better perspective can be had by walking further up the road about a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Gleason L
Reviewed May 23, 2017

A small part of heaven. Roy Purcell made these murals at sixties. Finding theese you need to drive to Chloride town, about 4miles from US93. Drive thru town, thru cattle guard and wash, turn right (left goes to mine). Murals are about 2 miles from...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank mmikko
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Greenski2014
February 5, 2016|
Answer
Response from TheSunRunnerMagazine | Reviewed this property |
Our understanding is that Roy is not Native American, though he does incorporate some Native American and mythic imagery in his work. He did paint the murals near Chloride, Arizona while taking a break from working on his... More
1
Vote