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Sego Canyon Petroglyphs

Sego Canyon Road, Thompson, UT
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Easy to reach from the Thompson Springs exit on I-70. East, short trail. Petroglyphs were easy to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
fcschulze
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Flower Mound, Texas
If you’re in the area

If you’re already on your way to Arches National Park or in the area to drive past I would... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
MusicSarah11
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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“dirt road” (5 reviews)
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Sego Canyon Road, Thompson, UT
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Easy to reach from the Thompson Springs exit on I-70. East, short trail. Petroglyphs were easy to view.

Thank fcschulze
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

If you’re already on your way to Arches National Park or in the area to drive past I would recommend to give this a go. It’s only about 5-7 min off the main road. You will need to drive though a small town. It ends...More

Thank MusicSarah11
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Sego Canyon contains petroglyphs of three cultures--Ute, Fremont and Archaic. At the parking spot by the picnic table and vault toilet, the first set is visible (Ute). The others are visible by walking just a few yards further up the road. Some are up on...More

2  Thank cherylls166
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Although there aren't that many petroglyphs here, they represent several periods of time and are different from others you may see in the Moab area. They are definitely worth going to see. They include the famous space alien petroglyphs that you see talked about by...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

It was pretty easy to find the petroglyphs because I looked at these reviews before we went. The little town of Thompson is a ghost town in itself. The petroglyphs are worth the trip to find. Look for the parking lot on the left. It...More

1  Thank Laura L
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

The Sego Canyon Petroglyphs were difficult to find. No signs on the road. We had to ask a passer-by where to find the canyon. The petroglyphs were amazing to see and in a good condition. Beautiful to see!

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

We were absolutely in awe of the petrographs here. The petroglyphs had modern carvings with them with peoples names and initials but the petrographs were in excellent shape and huge. It was easy to get to and definitely worth the short trip off of I70...More

Thank Cindy E
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Any time you can still see petroglyphs and pictographs in the same place, it's worth the stop. Just getting to the site of them is an adventure in itself. We stopped in the center of Thompson and took photos of the buildings. While we were...More

2  Thank TravelingFreeWoman
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

We had this on our road trip quick stop off "to do" list. The canyon isn't that spectacular and the panel of pictographs is neat but not nearly as commanding as some others in the area. Do yourself a favor, skip this stop and head...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

If you like petroglyphs, this is a great stop. Close to Moab and just 4 miles north of I-70 (between Grand Junction, CO and Green River, UT), it is an easy drive to these well marked glyphs which encompass 3 different civilizations (Barrier, Freemont and...More

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Caitlin F
14 July 2017|
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We were there on a Saturday in the spring. There three other small groups that came and went while we were there.
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Caitlin F
14 July 2017|
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Response from J W | Reviewed this property |
We visited in April and we saw one other vehicle there. It's easy to get to and very little walking involved. It's an amazing site.
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davidnixon
27 May 2016|
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Response from Meryl E | Reviewed this property |
Tom B's answer is accurate.
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