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Painted Rock Petroglyph Site

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Rocky Point Rd, Gila Bend, AZ
+1 623-580-5500
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Huge collection of Petroglyphs

This is worth a stop. There are lots of early Indian Petroglyphs on numerous rocks all in one area... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bill T
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Painted Rock Petroglyphs Sit

Small site but worth it. The petroglyph site is NOT dog friendly, just FYI, the campground is... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Bloomington, Illinois
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Rocky Point Rd, Gila Bend, AZ
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is worth a stop. There are lots of early Indian Petroglyphs on numerous rocks all in one area. There are also various settlers art from the 1800’s as well. The park signs about the history are interesting though not quite as accurate as they...More

Thank Bill T
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Small site but worth it. The petroglyph site is NOT dog friendly, just FYI, the campground is. Enjoyed seeing them. There has been some damage/vandalism at some point. Fee to get in is $2/vehicle on the honor system. Don't pass it up and you pass...More

Thank jombouy
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This is hallowed ground. This is history. This is beauty. And you can feel the energy all through your body. I wish I could have stayed for hours to meditate and vegetate and maybe camp overnight. I was awe struck as I walked up to...More

2  Thank Paradise K
Reviewed 11 November 2017

not a full day trip but more of a day filler unless your realy in to rocks with ancient writing and stranger non confirmed meanings

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

First, the weather is wonderful this time of year (early November), with highs around 80 and lows around 60. Camped here in a travel trailer for 3 days and really enjoyed it! It is, however, desert. A desert fox visited the campsite last night, which...More

Thank Eileen D
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We took a overnight night trip here in our RV. Camping is allowed nearby. There is a pathway to walk around and up a small hill to see the many rocks that an ancient Indian tribe. The painted rocks are interesting and its interesting to...More

Thank David Swearengi... S
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Visit this place in the Arizona desert, as people have been doing for thousands of years. It also has a camping area.

1  Thank Cropduster2153
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Super easy access only about 20 mins right off the interstate. We were traveling from Tucson to San Diego and this was a great little mid way stop and stretch. Really cool Petroglyphs and nice short little walk around the rock pile with the etchings....More

1  Thank Steve C
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent little place in the middle of nowhere. Good clean toilets and lots of history in the rocks. 2 dollar honesty box. Well worth it but watch out for the wildlife of course. Follow marked path around rocks to see large collection of ancient art.

1  Thank geoffbye
Reviewed 21 July 2017

It is a quick trip for a midday stop. But the volcanic canvases are worth seeing. The site has primitive restroom facilities and covered picnic tables. There is no running water here. One of the side perks of this destination are the camp sites. But...More

Thank J R
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18 February 2018|
Response from David Swearengi... S | Reviewed this property |
Yes its a well paved road the day we went we were to only two there. Any car or motorcycle will have nice drive. One thing I didnt write ... There is an on honor parking fee. They have a small box with envelopes but no one... More
11 July 2015|
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Response from GSUEllice | Reviewed this property |
Maybe 30-45 West.
Ken B
22 January 2015|
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Response from Eileen D | Reviewed this property |
Pets are allowed; check rules...