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Grimes Point is one of the largest and most accessible petroglyph (rock art) sites in the United States. There are hundreds of boulders in this locality with petroglyphs inscribed in them. Designs include circles, wavy lines, human figures, snakes, and other animal figures. The rock art is believed to be about 6,000 years old. Visitors can view examples of petroglyphs along a short, self-guided interpretive trail. The site is managed by the Bureau of Land Management.
Primary Surface: Crushed Rock
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: 3,926
Elevation High Point: 4,003
Elevation Gain (cumulative): 69 feet
Year Designated: 1978
Supporting Webpages and DocumentsWebsite: American Trails Featured NRT
Website: BLM Trail Information
For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.
Bureau of Land Management
5665 Morgan Mill Rd.
Carson City, NV 89701
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