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V Bar V Heritage Site

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... thank fully we chose to go in the morning as I think the afterrnoon's would be hot? We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
wing6rider-Australia
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Canberra, Australia
Amazing site with knowledgeable staff to help

The wall seems to include examples of petroglyphs from at least two distinct periods of history... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Geoff W
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Whitehorse, Canada
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6750 N Forest Ranger Rd, Rimrock, AZ 86335
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Reviewed 1 week ago

... thank fully we chose to go in the morning as I think the afterrnoon's would be hot? We appreciated the time with the volunteers who shared lots of great information with us. Certainly worth a visit to see a unique site. YYMMV

Thank wing6rider-Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wall seems to include examples of petroglyphs from at least two distinct periods of history, with very different styles and content. The sophistication of the solar calendar and the map system is astonishing, even with our very limited understanding of what all the images...More

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The petroglyph wall is impressive, but what really made this a special visit were the staff/volunteers. A woman at the small visitor center gave us a nice introduction to the site, and the docent stationed at the wall was very informative. For folks with mobility...More

Thank Carol_S_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trip to get to V-Bar-V Heritage Site wasn't the best trip of my life or anything. For one, we drove from Montezuma Well straight to V-Bar-V, and the road connecting the two is an unpaved dirt and rocks and gravel off-road adventure of its...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even in the intense heat, it was easy to hike to the terrific petroglyph site. There is a very nice little visitor center and restrooms, plus the petroglyph site itself is shaded. The volunteer interpreter was hilarious and informative. So glad we made it there...More

Thank HoopoePhiladelphia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited this location a few times when they have the Archaeological Society, Mountain Men, Native Dancers and several others (sorry I forget what the event is called) But the event is very informative and entertaining. The location is beautiful and the trail to...More

Thank Racquel D
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The volunteers that explain the wall panels are well informed and enthusiatic. There is a fee for access, out NPS annual pass covered the cost. There is are toilets available, a short walk to the panel mostly in the shade of trees. Bring a lunch...More

Thank Timothy L
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We stopped here on our way back from M Diamond ranch where we went horseback riding. We were greeted by a very friendly lady at the visitor center where you have to sign in. The walk isn't very far, all on flat ground, but it...More

Thank Li55a_M
Reviewed 30 May 2018

I read about this in a travel brochure picked up in Sedona - so glad we made the stop. Opening days and hours are limited, so be sure to check before going. The walk to the petroglyph site is about a mile round trip over...More

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 25 May 2018

The path to the petroglyphs is maybe a 7 or 8 minute flat and easy walk. There are many petroglyphs on a rock about the size of a van. They are in good shape and very easy to see. However, they do have them blocked...More

Thank J W
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itsjen64
8 November 2016|
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Response from Arlon M | Reviewed this property |
The place has pretty short hours to begin with. It was full shade when I visited, it was early afternoon. I'm sure are better times but most of the petroglyphs are pretty clear. There are some older weathered petroglyphs too... More
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Valerie P
17 April 2015|
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Response from LoomisSteve | Reviewed this property |
I don't know off hand, but because it is part of the National Parks, hours should be online. One more thing, several pay and no pay National Parks options, so if you have the National Parks pass it will save you money.
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Robby J
10 March 2015|
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Response from travelerLeClaire | Reviewed this property |
We did not pay because we had the Golden Pass..so not sure what the fee is..sorry about my first quick answer of no.
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