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Sand Island Petroglyphs

Hwy 153, access sign Sand Island, Four miles southwest of Bluff, Bluff, UT
+1 435-587-1500
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best petroglyphs ever, easy to see, lots of flat walking! easy for everyone, and people should know... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MC M
Just incredible. Read up on it a bit before visit. If not, you will miss significance of site.

Easy to access. No long treks. Prehistoric and historic petroglyphs. Easy access and very obvious... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
WeGetsAround
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Pickens, South Carolina
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Hwy 153, access sign Sand Island, Four miles southwest of Bluff, Bluff, UT
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+1 435-587-1500
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

best petroglyphs ever, easy to see, lots of flat walking! easy for everyone, and people should know the history

Thank MC M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to access. No long treks. Prehistoric and historic petroglyphs. Easy access and very obvious. Park car and go up to the fence. Walk along the fence and be in awe.

2  Thank WeGetsAround
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These petroglyphs are right off the highway. Easy to access and very well marked with good signage. Unfortunately some have been vandalized and defaced. But it takes almost no effort to visit here if you are in the Bluff area. Path has a bit of...More

Thank Kimberly B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outstanding petroglyphs in a gorgeous, accessible location. Best viewed and photographed at sunrise. Count the Kokopellis!

Thank meredith k
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decent large panel of petroglyphs in the campground. Turn right as you enter camping area. Many have been vandalized, unfortunately, but several are in fine condition. Always amazing to see.

Thank renodeno
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

It is an easy walk from the where you can park to view this awesome panel. Very special, and highly recommended to those who appreciate rock art and it's significance.

Thank June P
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

A great chance to see petroglyphs and it doesnt cost anything. Great place to bring the kids to give them some insite into native american history. Would be a great place to go after you do some research about petroglyphs.

Thank nobo47
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Follow the signs after turning into Sand Island to take you to the petroglyphs. You will need to follow a steep rocky path to reach the cliffs where you will see the petroglyphs. It is not a long climb but you need good shoes and...More

Thank OzTrippa
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

These writings tell a story of the people who were here long before us. Walk and gaze, take photos and admire, however, leave only your footprints, take only your memories. Too many have defaced these ancient and fagile writings, PLEASE RESPECT THEM

Thank Paul G
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

If this is the only set of Petroglyphs you see while in this part of the US you won’t be dissapointed. It’s an easy drive and is easily accessible.

Thank Laura C
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