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Newspaper Rock

14,5 Miles North of South Entrance, Petrified Forest National Park, AZ
+1 928-524-6228
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Quick stop

This was a quick stop. There was not much here other than some petroglyphs. There were better... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mnako
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Petroglyphs

The viewing binoculars are at different heights, which is great if you have small kids. My son (7... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cynthia J
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14,5 Miles North of South Entrance, Petrified Forest National Park, AZ
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a quick stop. There was not much here other than some petroglyphs. There were better places in the park to see this along with other great views

Thank Mnako
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The viewing binoculars are at different heights, which is great if you have small kids. My son (7) still needed a boost though, but seeing all the petroglyphs is definitely worth the stop.

Thank Cynthia J
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

All of Moab is fabulous and Canyonlands is a great place to see beautiful rock formations and experience and appreciate the beauty of nature.

Thank MaliaD56
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

A good chance to see petroglyphs up close and just off the road. Very good example. Think about what the Ancestral Puebloan people were communicating. Thanks to the national park Service for preserving them.

Thank nicolediane
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Saved from vandals, thousands of years old and spectacular in every sense. the short walk to the overlook brings you to see this once in a lifetime opportunity. However, to be able to see them, one should have binoculars, otherwise, it can be difficult. Well...More

Thank Paul G
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

At first we struggled to find them, but the park service's stationary binoculars helped us out. Without these you will need your own binoculars. So many interesting petroglyphs in a relatively small area of boulders. Makes you wonder: 1) what did they all mean?; 2)...More

Thank loonwatchers1993
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

One walks up a short path and then can look down on rocks covered in pectoglyphs with the help of binoculars provided. I am amazed that these rocks have lasted so long without louts carving their names, etc. all over.

Thank RonTSmithers_B_C_
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

The concentration and style of petroglyphs is similar to another Newspaper Rock in Moab, Utah. Due to instability of the area, this one in the Arizona Petrified Forest keeps the public about 20 feet away but does provide stationary binoculars on a swivel to help...More

Thank rvr2mtn
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

well worth the trip. Very easy access from with in Petrified forest. They even have small telescopes set up pointing to the actual art. Make sure and bring some binoculars to get even a better view. You will see history from 1000 years ago.

Thank scottallenwoods
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

As many others have stated, this is an absolutely amazing stop along the Petrified Forest Park road. This stop is one not to be missed. The petroglyphs are difficult to see unless you bring binoculars, have a telephoto lens on your camera, or use the...More

Thank MissKitty5035
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