Owl Petroglyph Panel

Owl Petroglyph Panel

Hiking & Rock Art

           The Owl Petroglyph Panel contains an abundance of amazing rock art. The route involves just enough hiking to keep out the riff-raff, but not deter the average rock art enthusiast. This is a must-do route.

Circle of Friends:
          The Owl Petroglyph Panel 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.

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Shauna with one of the many petroglyphs to be found along the trail. Crossing Kane Springs

General Information:
          The Owl Petroglyph Panel is an entertaining way to spend half-a-day in Moab away from the normal tourist routes. The actual panel contains a petroglyph of an owl, next to a very large
anthropomorphic (human) figure, an awesome thunderbird, along with the usual big horn sheep and other figures. There are abundant petroglyphs along a 1/4 mile section of cliff that allows for plenty of exploring and discovery.

          The rock art is accessible year round in all weather conditions. This is a desert environment, every member of your hiking party should carry a minimum of at least one liter of water. A GPS is useful in verifying you are on the correct route. Navigation for this route is moderate. The Owl Petroglyph Panel is rated 1A II using the Canyon Rating System.

Owl Petroglyph Panel

Trailhead Information:
          This short hike is located just outside of Moab. The trailhead is accessible year round to all vehicles.

Dozens of petroglyphs along the trail. Thunderbird Petroglyph

Please take only pictures and leave only footprints.

Big Horn Sheep near the Owl Petroglyph.


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