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“Protected unique site on Navy Base”

Little Petroglyph Canyon
Ranked #2 of 10 things to do in Ridgecrest
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Owner description: Cosos Mountains canyon containing rock paintings that pre-date Native Americans.
Sebastopol, California
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Protected unique site on Navy Base”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2011

I think definately you have to be a US citizen. You have to go on a guided tour. Check with Maturango museum for availability. Private groups also have tours so check around. These are thousands of untouched petroglyphs created over a period of about a thousand years by Native Americans passing through. Their descendents cannot decipher them.

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Thousand Oaks, CA
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“See Maturango Museum for more details”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2011

Not to be missed. A 1-1/2 journey down a canyon and 20,000 years into the past. Read about it on the museum website

Visited December 2011
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