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Very interesting trail.

This is one of the easier to visit petroglyph sites. There are many rocks with glyphs carved into... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Scott J
Great stop off the lonely highway.

Fallon was our first Nevada stop on our Highway 50 crossing. Of the many sights, I chose Grimes... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
624beam
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Site of petroglyphs that are said to be 7000 years old.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Hwy 50, Fallon, NV
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the easier to visit petroglyph sites. There are many rocks with glyphs carved into them. And the nearby grimes point cave are worth seeing. However, to see the best one you must go with the local museum. They have free tours...More

Thank Scott J
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Fallon was our first Nevada stop on our Highway 50 crossing. Of the many sights, I chose Grimes for it’s easy access. The shady ‘Visitor Center’ was full of detail about the formation of the Great Basin and of the historical settlements. A short, easy...More

Thank 624beam
Reviewed September 26, 2018

I enjoyed the morning walking around the area. But What can you really say about petroglyphs in the desert. You have to enjoy this kind of beauty in nature. Of course selfish idiots with graffiti and trying to break things apart to get a souvenir...More

Thank Roma R
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Great stop for viewing petroglyphs. The pit toilets need to be cleaned out more often in the hot sun of summer.

Thank Michelle U
Reviewed July 4, 2018

We were just looking for a place to take a break in our drive across Nevada, but we got so much more. Standing in front of petroglyphs carved by people living a stone-age existence, looking out across a desert that was for them a great...More

1  Thank Chris L
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Ample parking than up the hill you go. The path is not ADA compliant. Picnic Tables and bathrooms are there. Looking hard on the rock for the stone markings and finding some. Wonder what they mean?

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Great tour for people who love Native American history or archaeological sites. Being preserved for future generations to see petroglyphs, and tools from an era gone by. Nice moderate hike, short distance but rocky and hot in the summer. Picnic area and restrooms available.

1  Thank Sue C
Reviewed March 19, 2018

There are a few petroglyphs left. It is worth seeing once. I remember as a kid seeing this place and it seemed like there were many more. Of course that was 50 years ago. Hwy 50 is a long highway so a few minutes just...More

1  Thank pers0nalview
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Have been going to Grimes Point over the past 40 years. There are a few petroglyph that are just great. There is a lot to learn from this gem in the desert and it it is close by. Unfortunately, over the years, vandals have chipped...More

2  Thank Nancy D
Reviewed September 10, 2017

This was the first time we have had the opportunity to view petroglyphs of any kind and it was worth the drive to see them. We didn't walk the whole trail, but even for those that are not very phyiscally fit, you don't have to...More

2  Thank JoleneMH
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Lynne W
May 6, 2017|
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Response from ronaldj408 | Reviewed this property |
Perhaps only the trail for the hieroglyphs / pictographs
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April 13, 2017|
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Response from Robert Q | Reviewed this property |
Quite easy to find. Head east on US 50 from downtown Fallon for about 10 miles, you will see signs on the right, follow the gravel road a few of hundred yards to the area.
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