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Taking a peek at prehistoric rock art and an old coal mining town

Sego Canyon, also known as Book Cliffs and Thompson Wash, is located off I-70 west of the... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2018
Taylor B
Chicago, Illinois
Well worth your time!

We stopped on our our way to Arches NP, and Sego Canyon is not far off the interstate. It is well... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
Beth B
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

Proof of Aliens - pictures of Aliens with antennas on their spacesuits and images of cells phones for communication with their spaceship. If you go further down the canyon or up to Sego Ghost Town, bring a four-wheel drive vehicle.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

Sego Canyon, also known as Book Cliffs and Thompson Wash, is located off I-70 west of the Utah/Colorado state line about five miles north of Thompson Springs, Utah, on narrow, winding Sego Canyon Road. The drive not only gives you a peek at prehistoric rock...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

We stopped on our our way to Arches NP, and Sego Canyon is not far off the interstate. It is well worth the time to stop by for this amazing gallery of petroglyphs. Great images in a remote setting but still very accessible.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Beth B
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Obtain a good map from a google search so as not to get lost; well worth the time and effect to reach these petroglyphs.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

A short distance from the highway and no one there!! We stopped in a Monday morning in August. There are some informational signs that are kind of hard to read but you can get very close to get a good look.

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

Very cool place that we happened to stumble upon. The area appeared abandoned, which made it even more special. There is an old road bed that someone could walk and explore the area. The pictures says it all.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rochelle M
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Great images...wonderful area, don't stop at the start of the canyon keep going to the right and find the old mining town...with buildings. one of the best we have seen. also pictographs are across the road as well and down the canyon ...spend time exploring.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank john f
Reviewed May 29, 2018

We've been in the area of Sego Canyon several times, but didn't know what was there. Visited the canyon on this trip and it was the highlight of our petroglyph searches.The canyon is easily accessible from I-70 through Thompson Springs. There is a good parking...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Bob J
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

This place is a great place to gather your thoughts and just have peace. I don't understand the immaturity of people to vandalize history it's childish but the vandalism could not take away from the beauty and majestic feeling this place gives you.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank L4187UYamberm
Reviewed March 4, 2018

easy access to several sites, amazing picotgraphs... highly recommended. We did not make it to the ghost town... so no comment on that

Date of experience: February 2018
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July 13, 2017|
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Response from Dean-slc | Reviewed this property |
We were there on a Saturday in the spring. There three other small groups that came and went while we were there.
July 13, 2017|
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Response from J W | Reviewed this property |
We visited in April and we saw one other vehicle there. It's easy to get to and very little walking involved. It's an amazing site.
May 26, 2016|
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Response from meddy510 | Reviewed this property |
Tom B's answer is accurate.