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Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe Sights

Deer Valley Rock Art Center

  • 3711 W. Deer Valley Rd. Map It
  • Phoenix
  • Native American Site

Updated 03/27/2014

Fodor's Review

This is the largest concentration of ancient petroglyphs in the metropolitan Phoenix area. Some 1,500 of the cryptic symbols are here, left behind by Native American cultures that lived in the Valley (or passed through) during the last 1,000 years. After watching a video about the petroglyphs, pick up a pair of binoculars ($1) and an informative trail map and set out on the 0.25-mile path. Telescopes point to some of the most skillful petroglyphs; they range from human

and animal forms to more abstract figures.

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Sight Information

Address:

3711 W. Deer Valley Rd., Phoenix, Arizona, 85308, United States

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Phone:

623-582–8007

Website: dvrac.asu.edu

Sight Details:

  • $7
  • Oct.–Apr., Tues.–Sat. 9–5

Updated 03/27/2014

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