Art Rocks!

If you are in the Phoenix area and are interested in southwest history, you should check out these petroglyphs. The Deer Valley Rock Art Center is a museum, nature preserve and archaeological site with the largest concentration of Native American rock art in the Phoenix Valley. There are approximately 1,500 petroglyphs on basaltic boulders as well as a museum, gardens, hiking trails (really easy ones), wildflowers in bloom, and various events throughout the year.

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They even have a UFO landing strip.

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Well, okay, not really, but it’s kind of an out-of-the-way, barren, moonscape-like environment where you can imagine such things and who knows what goes on there in the middle of the night. Spread the word!

Candace

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2 thoughts on “Art Rocks!

  1. When the page first loaded, I was thinking why in the world did you post pictures of rocks, but then I read they have petroglyphs and I enlarged the photos to get a better look. Cool stuff!!

  2. Yeah, in looking at them on here, I realize the petroglyphs are hard to see, except on the last photo. Most of the rocks have something on them, sometimes small and faded, but there’s a lot of “art.”

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