Circle of Friends:
aka: Moab Mastodon
Hiking & Rock Art
Moab Mammoth is a fun panel of rock art that is easy to visit. The
petroglyph is sometimes called the Moab Mastodon. Scientists disagree on
woolly mammoth never roamed Utah or not, but this interesting petroglyph hints
that humans and mammoth once shared the area. The Four-Toed Petroglyph
Panel is included in this family friendly adventure.
Moab Mammoth is 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.
"Circle of Friends"
Moab Mammoth is a fun way to spend an hour near Moab. The panel contains a
large mammoth and several other interesting figures. The Four-Toed
Petroglyph Panel is located along the route and contains what appears to be
a giant bear, several
figures, big horn sheep and other figures. The
rock art is accessible year round in all weather conditions.
Navigation for this route
is easy provided you have a good route description. A GPS is useful in
verifying you are on the correct route.
The trailhead is accessible to all vehicles,
year round, via a paved highway.
Enjoy a short video of the Moab Mammoth Petroglyph.
Please take only pictures and leave