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V Bar V Heritage Site

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6750 N Forest Ranger Rd, Rimrock, AZ 86335
+1 928-203-2900
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Thought provoking

I read about this in a travel brochure picked up in Sedona - so glad we made the stop. Opening days... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Patricia W
Easy Trail, Great Petroglyphs

The path to the petroglyphs is maybe a 7 or 8 minute flat and easy walk. There are many... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
J W
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Evansville, Indiana
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  • Average3%
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“open friday” (13 reviews)
LOCATION
6750 N Forest Ranger Rd, Rimrock, AZ 86335
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+1 928-203-2900
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"open friday"
in 13 reviews
"half mile walk"
in 9 reviews
"volunteer ranger"
in 5 reviews
"an interpreter"
in 4 reviews
"parking lot"
in 24 reviews
"small visitor center"
in 6 reviews
"beaver creek"
in 9 reviews
"flat walk"
in 5 reviews
"rock face"
in 8 reviews
"red rock pass"
in 13 reviews
"montezuma's castle"
in 10 reviews
"solar calendar"
in 14 reviews
"short drive from sedona"
in 4 reviews
"ancient petroglyphs"
in 5 reviews
"native culture"
in 4 reviews
"actual site"
in 4 reviews
"answer questions"
in 9 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 7 May 2018

SUPER cool spot! Love that they have a Ranger on site to protect and explain the history. I have never seen the fertility images like there were here. VERY special! Short hike on flat ground, really good trail. and the rangers were great! Great stop...More

Thank Steve C
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Wonder heritage site of ancient Native American Petroglyphs. We had the benefit of listening to a park employee explain the meaning and importance of several of the Petroglyphs. Just a short 10 minute walk from the check in area. Hummingbirds, squirrels, and deer were among...More

1  Thank Doug T
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Very easy walk to the petroglyph site. Volunteers do a very good job of telling the story of the wall. We had Jim and he was excellent. There is also a movie that you can watch in the visitor center.

1  Thank Bob F
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Call Loomis 10 minute walk to get to the site, petroglyphs 500 Years ago. Can be a hot one if in the summer

Thank sedonaal
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Most destinations in AZ involve a long hike either up or down a hill. This one, originally a ranch, is a relatively short walk on level land. You can hear Beaver Creek but fencing prevents you from leaving the path. There is one small hill...More

1  Thank travelwriter52
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

If you're visiting the Sedona area and want to see ancient petroglyphs, this is the place to go. It's a short walk (a few hundred yards) on a gravel path to get to the actual petroglyphs. We visited on a Friday and there was a...More

Thank Charles P
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The V Bar V Ranch has, on it's property, some of the most stunning, well preserved petroglyphs that I've ever seen. The docent did a fantastic job of explaining their history, and meaning (though much of it is still a mystery). The site has a...More

1  Thank Roderick S
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Since this site required crossing through a private ranch until the Park Service was able to obtain it in 1995, the petroglyphs are virtually untouched (except for one errant cowboy’s initials from the 1930’s!) The park ranger who explained the calendar was very knowledgeable and...More

Thank Thomas R
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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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