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Off the beaten path

So wonderful to find such a remarkable place. There is even a host cat to purr and give you cat... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
HotSpringsLover58
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Cottonwood Heights, Utah
More than we expected.

We arrived, gave our $2 donation, then hit the nearest trail. We climbed/walked/hiked for at least... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
ChrisVsorensen
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Logan, Utah
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“kings trail” (16 reviews)
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LOCATION
McConkie Road, Vernal, UT
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McConkie Road, Vernal, UT
+1 435-789-6733
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

So wonderful to find such a remarkable place. There is even a host cat to purr and give you cat loves as you are leaving your recommended donation. We were the only people there and had the entire place to ourselves on Thanksgiving weekend. Amazing...More

Thank HotSpringsLover58
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We arrived, gave our $2 donation, then hit the nearest trail. We climbed/walked/hiked for at least a half hour and saw many petroglyphs. It’s sometimes hard to discern the fakes from the authentic ones (of which there are many) but we were pleased with the...More

Thank ChrisVsorensen
Reviewed 8 October 2017

McConkie Ranch may not be real well known? We found out about it by visiting the Utah Field House in Vernal. It turned out to be a great 'suggested viewing'. First, it's a ways out of town, it's a two lane road, and the ranch...More

1  Thank ronbV8543YT
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I just returned from an extensive trip to Utah and this was the highlight of the trip. I explored the McConkie Ranch petroglyphs and was so delighted. I thought these were some of the best petroglyphs that I have ever seen (just my opinion). I...More

1  Thank aembry
Reviewed 11 September 2017

McConkie Ranch was one of the absolute highlights of our recent 3,800-mile road trip around the West. Its collection of petroglyphs is second to none. Viewing this 1,000-year-old rock art is a religious experience, akin to visiting the great cathedrals of Europe. The wonder is...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We hiked the easier path to see the 3 Kings petroglyphs on this family owned ranch. It was worth the $5 admission which is based on the honesty system. We saw wonderful art works which were easily accessible. Getting to the rock faces involved crossing...More

Thank RoxieinTexas
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We explored the McConkie Ranch petroglyphs based on a recommendation from the local Forest Ranger Guides in Vernal. Be prepared that the hike although relatively short is steep in sections and will require some effort to climb. The petroglyphs here consist of several groupings of...More

Thank JimSTL1021
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Be prepared that the trail is steep and is not clear. You will be climbing over rocks and ducking trees and bushes. There are a lot of fake "petroglyphs" unfortunately. I was a bit disappointed. The petroglyphs in the dinosaur monument are easier to see...More

1  Thank Cami W
Reviewed 8 July 2017

My family hiked to the petroglyphs and spent several hours viewing them. They enjoyed every minute they spent there and were fascinated with the beauty of the petroglyphs. It was wonderful for the children to see these and gain an understanding of how difficult it...More

Thank VirginiaTraveler120
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived here at dusk and there's a sign that says "Closes at dark" so we only got to spend 30 minutes or so on the trail. We have 6 kids ages 1-13 and most of them did fine. A couple of the little ones...More

Thank 8TWs
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Kathy S
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Response from travelingdrugdoc | Reviewed this property |
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Kathy S
14 September 2015|
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Response from foundloveinpdx | Reviewed this property |
I suppose you could. I saw no signs saying you couldn't. The path to climb is narrow, but no problem for a dog.
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