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Address: McConkie Road, Vernal, UT
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+1 435-789-6733

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Amazing Etchings!

Was there on an overcast Sunday morning in March and there were no other visitors - was able to walk the entire trails and take in the absolute beauty of this place. Very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was there on an overcast Sunday morning in March and there were no other visitors - was able to walk the entire trails and take in the absolute beauty of this place. Very grateful to the family of the ranch for allowing access - very generous and nicely laid out. Very glad that I stopped and visited and spent about... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in mid-February after a spell of warm weather (we wanted the snow to melt a bit). Only a short 15-minute drive from Vernal city center, it is a must see. It was pretty muddy when we went (due to melting snow and a rain storm the day before) but was manageable for me my wife and our one-year-old... More 

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Alresford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

No one was around at all so we put $5 in the box and followed the 'trail' along the cliffs and around the petroglyphs. It was a chilly but bright morning and lovely to be able to wander around in our own time and to wonder at the skills and minsets of the people who made these designs so long... More 

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2 Thank Jon M
Vernal, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Just a short drive from Vernal Utah these petroglyphs are amazing. There is no cost to see these beautiful rock drawings, and the drive to them is easy and paved the whole way. There are 3 trails you can hike, the longest one is not very hard (my 71 year old dad did it with ease) go to the very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

The McConkie Ranch offers some of the best rock art in the world. The Three Kings panel has even been featured in National Geographic. There are 2 primary hikes (a north and a south route). Each is about 1 mile round trip. There are dozens of rock are images and it seems like every time you go around a bend,... More 

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Pomona, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

These petroglyphs are very interesting but not accessible to anyone who is unable to manage very steep up and down climbs and narrow craggy trails. $5 donation per car; its on private property. Did not visit the actual ranch since it was closed Thanksgiving day.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

I feel sorry for the people who posted poor review review ratings with comments like "the trail was too steep", "We could only see a few petroglyphs", etc. This is one of the densest, most spectacular panels anywhere. I'm guessing there are at least 100 images here in a very short distance. This is a "must see" for anyone interested... More 

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West Jordan, Utah
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Cool place to check out some ancient art! My favorite one was the bear panel, which depicts someone having a run it with a bear.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Very nice experience, kind of owners to allow access to public, hike was interesting and not too difficult. The walking sticks they supply were helpful. Forgot our binoculars so could not see the 3 Kings panel very well but enjoyed the walk through the cow pasture nonetheless. Lots of varied petroglyphs and a pleasant hike. One of my favorite hikes... More 

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1 Thank Mommiex4plus1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I am hesitant to write a review because this is such a special place! The petroglyphs were the best I have seen in southern Utah. This is on private land, so please be respectful to the property. Well worth the short drive.

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