The Petroglyphs


The Petroglyphs is a historical monument, north-east of Rock Springs. It was a sacred place for the Shashone and the Araphoa Indian tribes. The Petroglyphs are carvings that are 200-1000 years old. The Petroglyphs are how the Indians told their life stories, like their journeys, and encounters. Some of the carvings would be buffalo, cows,elk,deer and sometimes horses. The Petroglyphs is about 30-45 min drive north-east. The directions are: take the U.S highway north for 10 1/2 miles. Then turn right onto tryterritory country road for 17 miles. Continue 10 miles on white mountain road until you see the Petroglyph signs and follow those till you get there. You may also see the sand dunes and boars tusk.


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