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Address: El Valle de Anton, Panama
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Anton Valley and Nispero Zoo Day Trip from Panama City
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El Valle de Antón Tour from Panama City

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Nice little walk

Just a short walk with water around if you want to take a bath. The paintings are nice and the trail is in a good condition. You do not need hiking shoes. There is an entrance... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2015
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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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156 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2015

This attraction was surprisingly the best I saw during my time in El Valle de Antón. The entire forest is well kept, very clean and affords several things to "ooh and ahh" over. From the carved art on the rock to the waterfalls and the hiking this attraction alone can be enjoyed for most of your day. The long hike... More 

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Thank Kristin F
St. Gallen, Switzerland
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Just a short walk with water around if you want to take a bath. The paintings are nice and the trail is in a good condition. You do not need hiking shoes. There is an entrance fee, 2 USD per person, and there are little stands around. We compered prices with the other souvenir and fruit stands away from El... More 

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Thank Sandra F
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2015

We went with two kids (10 and 6) to do this easy hike. It is a short walk to the top (about 40 minutes) and you can stop to refresh in small waterfalls but the conditions of the trail are really bad. There is trash everywhere and absolutely no signs so we ended climbing into a couple of dead ends.... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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395 reviews
175 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2014

intersting and quite a walk; you should go for it is something different to do while at San Anton Valley

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Thank Maritza G
Panama City, Panama
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130 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2014 via mobile

The petrogryps were of the worst I have seen, and the hike is paved... Saw some rubish along the way.. So why paying 2,5usd then? It gets steepy after the piedra pintada so wear comf shoes

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2014

I laught when I saw someone call this a tourist trap,it was $2.25 to get in and we passed a house that had a cardboard sigh in Spanish that said they sold gatorade and water! It was an awesome hike throught the forest following a small river(it is the dry season) with waterfalls.the petroglyphs were great,if you want to do... More 

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2 Thank LindainLA4now
Panama City, Panama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2013

Fascinating and up close petroglyphs. Somewhat of a lengthy walk, but well worth the time. Geourgious scenery.

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Omemee, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2013

The petroglyphs were cool, but there is no history provided to explain where they came from. There are stalls along the path to get to the rock. It is definitely a tourist trap.

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NY
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139 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2013

The rock is in sorry shape--no attempt to preserve these petroglyphs. What's more entertaining is paying a kid to "protect" your car and then having his friend play history teacher at the rock. If you have a light heart and don't take any of this too seriously, it's a bit of entertainment. Can go further for a hike but the... More 

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Edegem, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2013

Even if such stones are rare, and it might be interesting to have a look at it... the trail is poorly indicated, and I even walked by without noticing the "drawings"... somehow overrated, but if you're in the area, another small nice walk

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