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White Mountain Petroglyphs

Us 191, Rock Springs, WY 82901
+1 307-382-2538
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This easily accessible site offers the chance to view very interesting and amazing petroglyphs... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
2oldbirds
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Bozeman, Montana
Off the beaten path rock art site

Often hard to distinguish authentic old carvings from graffiti. We lucked out with the 15-17mi... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
TravelFan34602
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Brooksville, Florida
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These incised petroglyphs were carved by the ancestors of present Plains and Great Basin Native American People. They include drawings of elk, buffalo, horses, teepes and several kinds of human figures.
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“dirt road” (5 reviews)
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Us 191, Rock Springs, WY 82901
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

This easily accessible site offers the chance to view very interesting and amazing petroglyphs. Whether you are an archaeologist or a layman you will enjoy this trip.

Thank 2oldbirds
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Often hard to distinguish authentic old carvings from graffiti. We lucked out with the 15-17mi road in having been recently graded and sufficiently dry after the last precipitation to make easy driving. In other conditions, I suspect it would be a less pleasant drive.

Thank TravelFan34602
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Short drive off County Rd 17.....Also if your a little more adventurous with a rugged 4x4... check out Cedar Creek Petroglyphs

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

About 45 minutes from Rock Springs this is a hidden gem - fairly isolated, it is a step back in time into a mystery of the Past. The trip itself is worth it - over 10 miles are on a well maintained dirt/gravel road with...More

Thank Melanie M
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We took the risk to see these petroglyphs which included driving a little long, off-beaten dirt road path (see other visitor's recommendations about precautions with this kind of travel-we had a 4-door sedan and didn't have any problems, but it was summer and the road...More

3  Thank seholm
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

My father-in-law lives nearby and had always talked about showing me this area. It's a good little drive out in the middle of nowhere but very beautiful once you arrive. We climbed around for hours and it seemed would never see them all in one...More

1  Thank Dan D
Reviewed 14 March 2017

You're looking at ancient petroglyphs in a stunning setting. Catch them on a sunny, clear day with our deep blue skies and the contrast between buff sandstone, green junipers and blue sky is breathtaking. Decent dirt roads lead to the parking area with a handy,...More

2  Thank Anne Marie F
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I can't believe my husband and father followed my vague directions to drive into the desert, but I'm glad they did! It was a cool and foggy day in Oct. 2015 when we went, but the roads were still drive-able in a small rental sedan....More

2  Thank Tarzan_Jane4
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We were on holiday from Scotland Seeing the history of the wild west first hand was awesome. Some of the Petroglyphs are faded (some new ones also) but it didn't detract from a great place to visit Roads there were gravel and sand and a...More

1  Thank pkinn0
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is great to see by itself or paired with the massive Boars Tusk. The Petroglyphs are fading a bit, but after a short hike up to the rocky mounds, you will still be able to see many of what is left. We all went...More

2  Thank magicmomentfamily
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Response from Mary W | Reviewed this property |
We didn't. We drove a 3/4 ton cargo van. No problems
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