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V Bar V Heritage Site

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6750 N Forest Ranger Rd, Rimrock, AZ 86335
+1 928-203-2900
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Wonderful Chance to see Petroglyphs.

The V-Bar-V Heritage Site, is site of the largest known petroglyph site in the Verde Valley and one... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
NJLady561
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New Jersey
Sinagua Indian Petroglyth Calendar

What an amazing understated and hidden gem the V-Bar-V ranch petroglyph site is! You can stand just... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
northernneckinn
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Tappahannock, Virginia
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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6750 N Forest Ranger Rd, Rimrock, AZ 86335
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The V-Bar-V Heritage Site, is site of the largest known petroglyph site in the Verde Valley and one of the best preserved. It consists of 1032 petroglyphs, created by the Sinagua. You can get pretty close to them and there is a ranger there to...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

What an amazing understated and hidden gem the V-Bar-V ranch petroglyph site is! You can stand just a few feet from over a thousand petroglyphs and benefit from an expert volunteer park ranger who will entertain, interpret and educate you beyond belief. It was astounding...More

Thank northernneckinn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My Husbands Sister was visiting from Virginia. Although she was born and raised here in the Verde valley, she never got to see the V Bar V Heritage site. I am from Massachusetts and this was something special to see.I have lived here for 10...More

Thank ANNE R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited a few sites while we were out west and this is the only one where you stand just a few feet from hundreds of petroglyphs. There was an interpreter who explained the meaning of many of these pictures. I was also surprised to...More

Thank HistoryBuff13
Reviewed September 9, 2017

Petroglyphs are usually spread out. The quantity of petroglyphs on this one is enormous. The tour guides are very informative.The astronomical alignments for the Equinox and Solstice was way ahead of their time

Thank skimoose11
Reviewed September 6, 2017

The couple volunteering at this site were exceptionally hospitable and informative! The walk to the petroglyphs was an easy one, albeit hot the day and time we chose to visit. We learned a lot about the tribes that inhabited the area, what the petroglyphs represented...More

1  Thank mhall2554
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

We didn't quite know what to expect but what we did see was absolutely amazing. Doug the ranger explained that the Petroglyphs are depicting a crop calendar and how two rock cast a shadow to tell the natives when to plant their corn. You are...More

1  Thank JayneKWebber
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

We had the most amazing host, Doug, who was so knowledgeable about the site! To consider how smart these people were to creae such an amazing calendar is mind blowing. The gift shop is stocked with what you need and the walk is a short...More

1  Thank Cindytrojak
Reviewed July 22, 2017

We have been to many petroglyph sites in the southwest and have found out that your experience is determined by the guide or docent at the site. On our visit to V bar V we were fortunate to have Jim Wilson at the site. The...More

1  Thank Ann W
Reviewed June 3, 2017

A few miles outside Sedona and on the east side of I-17, V-Bar-V is easy to get to, however, the site is only open Friday through Monday. Located on the grounds of the old V-Bar-V Ranch, the petroglyph site is a 10 minute stroll from...More

1  Thank jane s
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itsjen64
November 8, 2016|
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Response from Arlon M | Reviewed this property |
The place has pretty short hours to begin with. It was full shade when I visited, it was early afternoon. I'm sure are better times but most of the petroglyphs are pretty clear. There are some older weathered petroglyphs too... More
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Valerie P
April 16, 2015|
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Response from LoomisSteve | Reviewed this property |
I don't know off hand, but because it is part of the National Parks, hours should be online. One more thing, several pay and no pay National Parks options, so if you have the National Parks pass it will save you money.
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Robby J
March 10, 2015|
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Response from MMGTexas | Reviewed this property |
Just the Red Rock Pass parking fee. Five dollars a day to park at any Red Rock site. You can buy the pass when you get there or at the Rangers Station
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