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Sanilac Petroglyphs

8251 Germania Road, Cass City, MI 48726
+1 989-856-4411
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Very interesting!!!!

This site is off the beaten track and many locals don't even know about it, but I found it to be... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Linda M
,
West Palm Beach, Florida
Interesting Stop If In the Area

Fascinating presentation by the DNR ranger. This is a small site and the glyphs are heavily... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
1Rahhalatun
,
Troy, Michigan
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8251 Germania Road, Cass City, MI 48726
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This site is off the beaten track and many locals don't even know about it, but I found it to be fascinating! Not only did I get a history lesson but the setting was lovely too. Well worth a stop!

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Fascinating presentation by the DNR ranger. This is a small site and the glyphs are heavily eroded. I would not make a special trip, but if you are in the area, it is worth a visit.

1  Thank 1Rahhalatun
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Seen the reviews on here and while randomly riding around the thumb, we seen the signs. Awesome guy from the DNR giving a history lesson. Indian heritage is always welcome and appreciated (esp when I have some in me 😁).

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A fun stop for a glimpse of Michigan history! The on-site staff was friendly and full of information and the cool forest trail was a great stop on a hot day for both us and our dog.

Thank StriteJnK
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

The park ranger sat down with us and explained many of the Petroglyphs that we would see. He was very knowledgeable and super kind to my son. We happened to come when a Native American tribe was performing a blessing on the site. It was...More

Thank BarryN857
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Jay R
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

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

Thank FlintTownJey
Reviewed 7 September 2016

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. There...More

Thank ankas1228
Reviewed 1 September 2016

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

Thank Ellen T
Reviewed 8 August 2016

A must see for those interested in the history of life of Native Peoples of Michigan! Lovely walk and worth the time to explore!

Thank UberLiciousVintage
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