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Well worth the stop. Amazing.

The site is amazing. To start, the park rangers were very knowledgeable and started our viewing on... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
KDG_TX
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Plano, Texas
Awesome!

If you love Native American rock art-this is the place. Easy access off the highway. And the... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
seeker87
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Linville, North Carolina
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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
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Country Road B-30, Tularosa, NM 88352
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Reviewed 24 August 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
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Reviewed 6 August 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
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Reviewed 5 August 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 22 July 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
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Reviewed 8 July 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 28 May 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 14 May 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
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Reviewed 8 May 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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Reviewed 7 May 2018

I have to admit, places like this fascinate me. I love to wander and wonder what it must have been like for the native Americans to live here in the high desert, and what inspired them to leave their art behind on the rocks. I...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank krestona
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

A nice site that’s managed by the BLM and here’s an information center, restroom facility and two hiking trails that unlike some other Petroglyphs sites, you are allowed, almost encouraged to find as many of the 21,000 Petroglyphs there. Just be aware that this area...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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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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There is no stop signal at the intersection.
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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.
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