Short hike to the site. It is ancient no doubt. A guide was on hand to describe the etchings (In Spanish). Beware of mosquitoes.
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This trip is basically a fee based walk up a trail in the woods to see some ancient markings on a rock. History buffs will enjoy the story behind the markings, but regular people will most likely see it as some version of graffiti rather...More
La Piedra Pintada, is a huge bolder where the natives that settled inside the volcano wrote in symbols. Their desendants read to you what their ancestes wrote..
There is only one area of petroglyphs so not really worth the effort for the petroglyphs, but it's inside the park that leads to the India Dormida and the park is worth the trip. Trails are steep, but explore beyond the Piedras Pintadas.
This place has deeply rooted history, and we're not taking good care of it. In other countries a rock like this, with an engraved map such as this one that is over a thousand years old, would we well secured, clean an better explained. This...More
This is a huge rock, full of petroglyphs, you need to go visit it with a tour guide so you can hear the story of the marks. If not, you will end seeing a carved rock. In El Valle there are other places to go,...More
The Indians have all types of drawings on this big rock, and someone explains the rock. I passed by it on Sunday, but did not stop for the 'tour', b/c I'd done it B4
It is a great activity since it doesn't end with the Stones because you can go up and see different small waterfalls, small places to take a quick dive, it is a light hiking trip of about 1 hour and it is great. Lots of...More
We were interested in hiking this trail up to the beautiful waterfalls because of the Petroglyphs on a huge boulder that Indians had carved on 500 or so years ago. The Piedra Pintada means "Painted stone and is located at the entrance to the hike....More
The La Piedra Pintada is a huge boulder that Indians carved on over 500 years ago when first settling this valley. Some of the carvings look like a map of trails in El Valle, One of the elementary students will be your guide and explain...More