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Petroglyph Hike


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Half Day – Tuesday, April 16

Petroglyph Hike
Date: Tuesday, April 16
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: McDowell Mountain Regional Park
Cost: $39

photo of abstract designs on dark rocks

petroglyphs incised in the desert rocks


This workshop will take participants along a 1.9 mile hike through the rolling hills at the base of the McDowell Mountains. Arriving at the historic Dixie Mine, participants will see petroglyphs which are archaic and date to the Hohokam period. Docent Shelley Rasmussen will lead this workshop and describe the Hohokam period and ancient habitation of the Verde Valley. Management strategies will be discussed along the trail.

Length and Difficulty

This hike is moderate over decomposed granite and undulating terrain.



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