Hog Canyon Petroglyphs

Hog Canyon Petroglyphs

Canyonlands National Park
Needles District
Family Fun

           Hog Canyon Petroglyphs contain a remarkable selection of native American rock art. The petroglyphs are easy to visit and fun for the entire family. The petroglyphs have a mixture of human, animal, anthromorphs, patterns and abstract forms. This is an exceptional collection of rock art. Please take only pictures and leave only footprints.

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          Hog Canyon Petroglyphs are part of the "Circle of Friends" program. Members of the "Circle of Friends" have access to more specific information, explicit route information, GPS waypoints, trailhead location and detailed maps. If you would like more information on joining the "Circle of Friends" visit the sign up page.

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General Information:
          Hog Canyon Petroglyphs consists of an amazing selection of easy to access rock art. The petroglyphs are located just outside of the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park.

          A round trip to Hog Canyon Petroglyphs requires approximately one hour. The actual hike is only a couple minutes each way, but you will want to spend more time searching out the numerous panels of rock art. The rock art is accessible year round in all weather conditions.

          A GPS and the ability to read a map are helpful in locating the petroglyphs. Navigation for this route is easy. Hog Canyon Petroglyphs is rated 1A I using the Canyon Rating System.

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Trailhead Information:
          This route is accessible to all vehicles, year round, via a paved highway.

Hog Canyon Petroglyphs

Additional Rock Art:
          Newspaper Rock, Shay Canyon Petroglyphs, Hog Canyon Petroglyphs and Fighting Men Petroglyphs are normally combined to create a delightful half-day adventure visiting native American rock art.

Hog Canyon Petroglyphs

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