Summary: It's a short hike to the signposted Red Rock Canyon Petroglyph Wall, where there are both pictographs and petroglyphs at the base of a tall cliff.

The only signposted indigenous rock art site at Red Rock Canyon, the Petroglyph Wall has both pictographs and petroglyphs, which are thought to be about at least 800 years old. They are reached via a very short hike.


A number of figures are drawn in red ochre, including a number of hand stencils, as well as many indeterminate motifs.

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Getting to the Red Rock Canyon Petroglyph Wall

This rock art is located within the Red Rock Canyon near the Willow Spring Picnic Area, which is 7.8 miles (12.6km) from the entry station.

The start of the short Petroglyph Wall trail is signposted, and head more or less directly to the face of the nearby cliffs; the petroglyphs are next to a large juniper tree.

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