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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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Petroglyphs Up Close and Personal!

We visited a few sites while we were out west and this is the only one where you stand just a few... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rochester, NY
Petroglyphs too numerous to count

Petroglyphs are usually spread out. The quantity of petroglyphs on this one is enormous. The tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Charlotte, North Carolina
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6750 N Forest Ranger Rd, Rimrock, AZ 86335
+1 928-203-2900
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Reviewed 1 week 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank jane s
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

Be sure to stop here and get there first thing in the morning!! Jim's two hour+ informative tour was outstanding! The rock walls that you see will forever change your ideas of the past, present and future...so so many stories to be told and shared!

Thank Judy B
Reviewed May 15, 2017

Coming from Phoenix, head North on I-17. Take exit 298 for State Hwy 179. Instead of making a left onto 179 for Sedona, turn right onto what is Forest Rd 618. Just follow the signs and drive about 2 & 1/2 miles and you'll reach...More

1  Thank PhlegmMaster
Reviewed May 4, 2017

My group lucked into a guided tour on our way to the airport. Our guide was responsible for making our stop exceed expectations. The interpretation of petroglyphs and the Sinagua people were amazing. Without a guide, you basically just have a petroglyph photo opp through...More

1  Thank JulieCirlin
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November 8, 2016|
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
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.
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