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Great petroglyphs; easy access

We visited this site in December, and it was a perfect time to be there. The temperature was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ancient petroglyphs

Hiking trail with ancient petroglyphs. I don't need to explain how incredible it is to see the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Thousands of rock drawings left behind by ancient Native Americans can be found scattered throughout the site.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Country Road B-30, Tularosa, NM 88352
+1 575-525-4300
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this site in December, and it was a perfect time to be there. The temperature was great--light jacket weather, and we only saw one other visitor. We basically had the place to ourselves. The petroglyphs are accessed along a trail that is easy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MLBowman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hiking trail with ancient petroglyphs. I don't need to explain how incredible it is to see the drawings of a lost culture. Unfortunately, some of the rocks earlier on the trail seem to have been vandalized, but the petroglyphs are in better condition as you...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mojave_Desert_Hermit
Reviewed August 23, 2018

The site is amazing. To start, the park rangers were very knowledgeable and started our viewing on the right foot by giving us some tips and a guide sheet. While the trek is not for those with walking challenges, it was very accessible for people...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KDG_TX
Reviewed August 6, 2018

If you love Native American rock art-this is the place. Easy access off the highway. And the surrounding mountains are beautiful. The visitor center and parking area are very good. It is a short walk to the site. You will be amazed -there are hundreds(thousands)...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank seeker87
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Great place to explore and discover petroglyphs and learn about local history. The self guided tour with brochure is a great experience and the path provides many opportunities for fantastic and unique photos. Not recommended for those with disabilities, can be a challenging climb up...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

This is off the beaten path, but worth it! It's a gradual "hike" up a hill, with uneven terrain, with many petroglyphs along the way. The view at the top is great. There's also an area with indian ruins. Take plenty of water! My kids...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mjn318
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Super helpful staff at the visitor center kicked off our hike with a bit of knowledge about the area. Over 21,000 petroglyphs in the site. The hike is easy, but definitely take water in the summer months. One of my teenagers loved it because there...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

We went this weekend and really enjoyed it, it was a little hot out and we would like to come back and enjoy it a little more when it’s cooler.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JasonTuggle
Reviewed May 14, 2018

We visited White Sands in the morning & saved this for afternoon. Unfortunately, the wind kicked up again & we had 60MPH gusts. That didn't stop us though! This is off HWY 54. There's a trading post & a small BLM sign with mountains painted...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ccindyk48
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Lynn and I and friends recently toured the Three Rivers Petroglyph Site. It is known for it’s reported 23,000 petroglyphs along the site. The hike along an easy trail reveals Petroglyph rock art drawings in a multitude of shapes. You can see all of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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October 1, 2017|
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Response from TexasPuma | Reviewed this property |
It depends on how much detail you wish to see. We spent almost all day there photographing.
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Response from Brian R | Reviewed this property |
There is no stop signal at the intersection.
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Response from kayn688 | Reviewed this property |
One thing to be well aware of is rattle snakes, no matter the season or temp. Just stay calm and be aware they are known to be in area.