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Atlatl Rock

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Petroglyphs amazing

Beautiful part of the Valley of Fire State park, well worth the drive! Keep your eyes open we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
The best petroglyphs are around the corner!

Loved this stop at Valley of Fire, as there are plenty of Ancestral Pueblo "Anasazi" petroglyphs... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Saint Charles, Missouri
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Interstate 15 at Highway 169, Exit 75n, Valley of Fire State Park, Overton, NV 89040
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful part of the Valley of Fire State park, well worth the drive! Keep your eyes open we spotted a Big Horn Sheep here

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chalbe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this stop at Valley of Fire, as there are plenty of Ancestral Pueblo "Anasazi" petroglyphs (not Aztec) on this rock outcropping. They have a metal staircase up to some of the petroglyphs which are unfortunately partial blocked by the protective barrier they have up...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Loved this site because of the ancient petrogylphs. I'm sure the Aztecs came from this region into Mexico.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank eps_ga
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Just wondering if anyone has been out to vof camping during Thanksgiving week , wanting to know the chances of getting 2 camp spots for rvs..

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Travel61379922545
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

One of the first turns on the left as you enter the park from the interstate there is lots of parking. A huge metal stair case takes you up to see the rock paintings. These are stunning and so interesting to look at. There are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 149stuartc
Reviewed 2 November 2018

A cool site indeed. Inside Nevada's first State park. Lots of Pyroglyphics on the stones there, they tell a story that we probably don't really understand. Its just inside the park, so don't miss it. Fun, would repeat.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank msadler99
Reviewed 29 October 2018

This site is part of the Valley of the Fire State Park. This place is an ideal place to hike and see petraglyphs. There is a camp ground associated with this site where you can spend a few days reveling in natures rawness and beauty....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 942jimmier
Reviewed 10 September 2018

The Atlatl Rock is an amazing display of the beautiful geology of the rocks in the Valley of Fire and the petroglyphic writings of the ancient tribes that lived in the area. The metale stairs make for easy access to the writings and you can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PamRoad
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

The petroglyphs are the reason that I wanted to visit Valley of Fire State Park. Although it was 114 out the stairs were difficult to climb in the heat it was well worth it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Beth M
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Atlatl Rock has a metal staircase that you can use to see the petroglyphs. Pretty cool - but also check out Mouse's Tank that has the petroglyphs at essentially eye level!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Knobbers
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