The Snake & The Juggler
San Rafael Swell
Pictographs & Petroglyphs
Ascending Sheep Pictograph combined with The Snake and The Juggler
Petroglyphs makes for a great family adventure. Please take only
pictures and leave only footprints.
Circle of Friends:
Ascending Sheep Pictograph 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.
"Circle of Friends"
The Ascending Sheep Pictograph Panel has become a must visit to rock art
site is accessible year round, but spring and fall are the preferred
seasons. This hike also includes a visit to The Snake Petroglyph and The
Juggler Petroglyph. A GPS is extremely useful in
verifying you are on the correct route and in locating the rock art. Navigation for this route is moderate. This route is rated 1A I using the Canyon
This Ascending Sheep Trailhead is accessible via a paved road
to all vehicles in all weather conditions.
The Snake Petroglyph is one of the best rock art snakes I
know of. After viewing The Snake look around and enjoy the
numerous other hidden treasures, including the dinosaur trackway.
The Juggler Petroglyph is a great panel that is easy to
access and relatively unknown.
Please respect the rock art and dinosaur trackway, which are protected
by the U.S. Archeological Resources Protection Act and the Antiquities