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We were unaware petroglyphs (pictures carved into rock) were to be found east of the Mississippi, and were pleasantly surprised to learn that these were located in our state. The DNR guide provided a great deal of helpful information about the petroglyphs as well as...More
This is a great place to go to get a little piece of Michigan's history. You feel like you're transported to the past and part of the culture that once took place here at this wonderous spot. I suggest going if you need a nice...More
The trail from the parking lot to the petroglyphs was well maintained, pretty short, and easy to follow. There was a ranger who was knowledgeable about the history & lore of petroglyphs, and Native American history in general, who showed us around the petroglyphs.
My husband is writing a novel set in this part of Michigan, and we've been wandering around getting background information. The petroglyphs are a fascinating bit of history/folklore that we enjoyed very much.
Don, the ranger/caretaker, suggested a visit to the Ziibiwing Center in Mount...More
Have wanted to visit here for a while! Very nice, the trail back was well groomed and had benches along the way. Once at the petroglyphs there is another interpretive display, there was also an interpreter there who told us more about the area and...More
We were lucky enough to find Park Ranger Don at the site of the main collection of petroglyphs. He was exceptionally well informed on the history of the petroglyphs, their symbology, and the native Americans who created them. He spent about 30 minutes walking us...More
Okay, being the brave soul that I am, I decided to follow the track into the parking lot. I got stuck. Thankfully, a young couple helped push the car out of the lot. I parked on the side of the road. I walked as far...More
It has been years since we came here. When we came before there was no fence and was exposed to the elements. This time we could not get close due to the fence being locked.
The Petroglyphs are open for viewing Wednesday – Sunday, 10...More