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gem icon Wolfe Ranch Petroglyphs [Suggest Edits]

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The rock art at Wolfe Ranch is easy to spot and the human and animal hunting scene figures are very recognizable. Ute and or Paiute Indians carved these designs after the mid-1600's. A visit to the petroglyphs is a very worthwhile detour if you're heading to Delicate Arch or as a destination on its own. The short approach makes this spot accessible for folks of almost all abilities.

From the Wolfe Ranch parking area, start out on the gravel Delicate Arch Trail covering easy, level ground. At about 0.2 miles, follow signs for the Petroglyph Interpretive Trail for another 0.1 mile or so to the petroglyphs. As always- do not touch petroglyphs or disturb any archaeological artifacts.

Short Walk: About 1/4 mi from the Wolfe Ranch parking area

Family Friendly: Easy access and obvious educational value!

Gem Type: Historic Site

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Megan W

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May 21, 2022
Merritt Stanton
Short walk. Interesting!
Apr 22, 2022
Connor Greenhalgh
Dad, mom, and Mitchell. Sheep
Mar 24, 2022
Brittney Loiselle
Mar 24, 2022
Tom Herr
Short walk to the petroglyph panel by the ranch buildings. You get up close to the etchings!
Oct 2, 2021
Cori Fisher
Sep 28, 2021
Richard Komm
So vicid
Jul 22, 2021
Lu Wins
spotted N on creek: mule deer doe & 2 fawns. (great blue?) heron in flight chased by a raven.
Jul 1, 2021
Elisa Schmitz

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