Petroglyph National Monument
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Petroglyph National Monument protects one of the largest petroglyph sites in North America, featuring designs and symbols carved onto volcanic rocks by Native Americans and Spanish settlers 400 to 700 years ago. These images are a valuable record of cultural expression and hold profound spiritual…
Part of the National Park. See rocks with old native american "graffiti" on them.
Free, easy walking trail to view ancient petroglyphs. There is usually a park ranger along the path at some point. They are always friendly and informative.
Hiking Trails & see Petroglyphs. Petroglyph National Monument protects one of the largest petroglyph sites in North America, featuring designs and symbols carved onto volcanic rocks by Native Americans and Spanish settlers 400 to 700 years ago
One of the few places you can still view historic petroglyphs created by Native Americans over a hundred years ago.
There are several areas of the park, including connecting open spaces that serve as a wildlife bridge on the west side of town. The park preserves and showcases symbols/artwork in the stone made by ancient cultures. Parts of it are also peaceful places to explore out in the desert. Fall through…
Petroglyph National Monument stretches 17 miles along Albuquerque, New Mexico's West Mesa, a volcanic basalt escarpment that dominates the city's western horizon.
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