Shay Canyon Petroglyphs

Shay Canyon Petroglyphs

Canyonlands National Park
Needles District
Family Fun

           Shay Canyon contains an amazing 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 one of the finest panels of rock art to be found, anywhere. Please take only pictures and leave only footprints.

Circle of Friends:
          Shay 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.

"Circle of Friends"

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General Information:
          Shay Canyon Petroglyph Panel contains an amazing selection of easy to access petroglyphs. This is one of the most outstanding petroglyph panels you will ever visit. The rock art is accessible year round in all weather conditions.

Shay Canyon is a great place for the family.

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

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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.

Shay Canyon Petroglyphs

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