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“nice hike” (2 reviews)
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El Valle de Anton, Panama
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

The rock is in sorry shape--no attempt to preserve these petroglyphs. What's more entertaining is paying a kid to "protect" your car and then having his friend play history teacher at the rock. If you have a light heart and don't take any of this...More

1  Thank BobMyr
Reviewed March 16, 2013

Even if such stones are rare, and it might be interesting to have a look at it... the trail is poorly indicated, and I even walked by without noticing the "drawings"... somehow overrated, but if you're in the area, another small nice walk

1  Thank Wim D
Reviewed March 27, 2012

There's a kid there (not sure if there are more than one) and his self-appointed job is to translate the pictographs for you. In Spanish. Our Spanish is next to non-existent but we still loved this little dude! He tells you about the mountains and...More

2  Thank Shelly D
Reviewed March 19, 2012

It was nice to see, but not spectacular. You can ask some children to explain the drawings, but we didn't.

Thank hildeandfamily
Reviewed February 20, 2012

Its a pity that they defaced a national treasure.. in an attempt to make them more visable, they painted over the petroglyphs.. on the other hand, we went near sun down and seeing the fire flies almost made up for it..

1  Thank C B
Reviewed February 16, 2012

Forget the guide, apparently the kids make up stuff and have painted/used chalk on the lines of the heiroglyphs anyways. Get someone to translate this: http://www.elvalle.com.pa/atracciones/la-piedra-pintada/

Thank Carolyn R
Reviewed February 4, 2012

If you are in El Valle, you certainly have to go visit the Piedra Pintada prehistorical site. It is a short drive by car to the entry of the site. The way up is well maintained and easy accessible. You follow a wild water river...More

1  Thank Roger V
Reviewed February 3, 2012

It needs some signage and explanation but is a nice walk up to a small waterfall.

Thank Jane M
Reviewed December 28, 2011

If you're into this its very interesting and it is the beginning of the hike to the Sleeping Indian which is a very good hike.

Thank Raquel251
Reviewed November 7, 2011

it is nice, but it won´t be bad if they put some signs exlaining background, age, history about this attraction

Thank Ice_bluevesi
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