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Address: El Valle de Anton, Panama
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Anton Valley and Nispero Zoo Day Trip from Panama City
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El Valle de Anton Tour from Panama City

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Great Historic Hike to El Chorro Macho

We were interested in hiking this trail up to the beautiful waterfalls because of the Petroglyphs on a huge boulder that Indians had carved on 500 or so years ago. The Piedra... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2016
Jennifer S
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Brussels, Belgium
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Orlando Fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Short hike to the site. It is ancient no doubt. A guide was on hand to describe the etchings (In Spanish). Beware of mosquitoes.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This trip is basically a fee based walk up a trail in the woods to see some ancient markings on a rock. History buffs will enjoy the story behind the markings, but regular people will most likely see it as some version of graffiti rather than hieroglyphic in nature.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

La Piedra Pintada, is a huge bolder where the natives that settled inside the volcano wrote in symbols. Their desendants read to you what their ancestes wrote..

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Amelia, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

There is only one area of petroglyphs so not really worth the effort for the petroglyphs, but it's inside the park that leads to the India Dormida and the park is worth the trip. Trails are steep, but explore beyond the Piedras Pintadas.

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Panama City, Panama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

This place has deeply rooted history, and we're not taking good care of it. In other countries a rock like this, with an engraved map such as this one that is over a thousand years old, would we well secured, clean an better explained. This is the first stop on the way up to the India Dormida (sleeping indian girl).

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

This is a huge rock, full of petroglyphs, you need to go visit it with a tour guide so you can hear the story of the marks. If not, you will end seeing a carved rock. In El Valle there are other places to go, and this is one of the must to know the history of the Panamanian native... More 

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Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

The Indians have all types of drawings on this big rock, and someone explains the rock. I passed by it on Sunday, but did not stop for the 'tour', b/c I'd done it B4

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

It is a great activity since it doesn't end with the Stones because you can go up and see different small waterfalls, small places to take a quick dive, it is a light hiking trip of about 1 hour and it is great. Lots of places to take pics, and to refresh yourself in the small waterfalls.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We were interested in hiking this trail up to the beautiful waterfalls because of the Petroglyphs on a huge boulder that Indians had carved on 500 or so years ago. The Piedra Pintada means "Painted stone and is located at the entrance to the hike. At first you are led up a stone path along long tables of colorful wares... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The La Piedra Pintada is a huge boulder that Indians carved on over 500 years ago when first settling this valley. Some of the carvings look like a map of trails in El Valle, One of the elementary students will be your guide and explain this all to you in Spanish. The Piedra Pintada is located in the NW corner... More 

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