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THE BEST CLOSE UP ON PETROGLYPHS

If you get to love the really early of human evolution and what they communicate by pictures, you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lil'Devil F
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Moreno Valley, California
Petroglyphs galore

Grapevine Canyon is a favorite of tourists and locals alike. The dirt road just north of Needles... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
treehead2
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Laughlin, Nevada
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Visitors come to this canyon in the Nevada desert to view its Indian petroglyphs, some of the first known to man. Truly an amazing site, many of the etchings go 40 to 50 feet below the sand level and are hundreds of years old. A few of the more...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a place where you need hiking boots and long pants and plenty of water. Wish we had researched it better. It's a nice place to visit if your prepared right. We went last minute. You have to walk around to see the rocks....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you get to love the really early of human evolution and what they communicate by pictures, you will love this area. Awesome area and areas to consider when you are traveling.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lil'Devil F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Grapevine Canyon is a favorite of tourists and locals alike. The dirt road just north of Needles Highway on 163 is worth the drive. The road was in fairly good condition the day we went up. Road can be bumpy due to use but short...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank treehead2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a few minutes north of Laughlin. This is a must see for the hiker and someone who likes the outdoors. So many interesting things to see! I know I’ll be sure to go again and take my teenage children along. Be sure to stay...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Byrni74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is a mile long rough road going to the parking station of the park and a 500 meters walk to the place where you can see the petroglyphs on the rocks. you can even climb higher to the mountain to see more of these....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Philamer B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Short essay walk from trailhead to Canyon abt. 1/2 mile and THERE THEY ARE covering the rocks on either side of the canyon, like guards @ the gates. Some appear recent/modern...lots of geometric shapes, unsure of their age. But the rock showing a goat or...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

This was a nice way to start our return trip home. It took about 20 minutes from the casino area in Laughlin to get to the trailhead for the petroglyphs. Easy drive on a dirt road, just a little bumpy, not too dusty. The trail...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chiquis5B
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Nice walk to the petroglyphs - fascinating example and honestly I can’t believe they aren’t better protected.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank M7021XJjenniferb
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

An easy drive from Bullhead and easy walk, free parking and lots of petroglyphs! Take a bottle of water and sunscreen!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 181meghans
Reviewed 17 November 2018

This is a great side trip and should be done only from November to March due to heat in the other months. It is 20 minutes from Laughlin and the dirt road is usually in graded condish so any car can make it. Google it...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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BeckyK350
14 November 2018|
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Response from Joseph W | Reviewed this property |
About 1/3rd miles on sandy surface. Quite easy and very nice.
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I think the service will be unreliable.
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28 January 2018|
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Response from as400avp | Reviewed this property |
It would take about an hour to view the rock art. Obviously you can spend as much time as you would like walking through the Canyon. If you would like, Christmas Tree Pass is about 13 miles long. This road is not paved... More
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