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Address: Highway 24, Capitol Reef National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, UT
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Take a very short stroll along two different boardwalks to see ancient petroglyphs. You will have to look closely, some of the petroglyphs are more difficult to see and a little... read more

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Julie M
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North Carolina
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Take a very short stroll along two different boardwalks to see ancient petroglyphs. You will have to look closely, some of the petroglyphs are more difficult to see and a little higher up than others, and aside from the first group on the shorter boardwalk, they are not marked with any informational signs along the way. Having a pair of... More 

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Horseshoe Valley, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Located 1 mile east of the Visitor Centre and Scenic Drive turn off . There are two boardwalks which will take you to the engravings. The first boardwalk is only 25-30 yards long and has a couple of giant binoculars for people to look through but it's really not necessart, they are quite visible. There is an audio recording to... More 

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Cove, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A piece of history many have forgotten... This is a must see when in Fruita... Next to the old school house.

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Thank covenelson
Ormond Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good view of petroglyphs. Nice walkway to see all the figures. easy on/off from highway. not far from capital reef.

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Kerrville, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a boardwalk that brings you right up to the petroglyphs and it is amazing. Highway 24 is a must........scenic byway and great overlooks

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed searching the walls of the canyon for the amazing art of the Fremont petroglyphs, some are very easy to spot and others take a trained eye to see, it was fun & exciting to look for them.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably drawn by a child. Don't see why that is so impressive. These days it would be called graffiti. Doesn't depict anything interesting. Definitely wouldn't go out of my way to see these. Luckily they are on the side of the main route through the national park.

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Thank Maria N
Allendale, New Jersey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here briefly to see the ancient petroglyphs on the cliff wall. You view them from a distance...they are pretty high up...so didn't realize until reading the informational signs that the figures are huge...around 6 feet tall. Something definitely worth the 10 minute stop. Read the signs, take a picture.

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Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The petroglyph panels are located on Hwy. 24 1.1 mi. east of the Capitol Reef Visitor's Center. The petroglyph site has a main viewing stand w/4 mounted binoculars, a push button recording of the history of the petroglyphs and ancient peoples, benches, a walkway for viewing more petroglyphs, and ample parking. I suggest you bring binoculars in order to see... More 

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chicago, il
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is right off of the road, nice that they have small viewing stands to help you take a better look at the petroglyphs as they are pretty high up on the cliff wall.

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