Few People Know About This Hidden Petroglyph Site In Arizona

Sometimes the best things in life are hidden away from prying eyes or on rugged dirt roads miles from a highway. If you enjoy searching for hidden gems around the state – the little places that few other Arizonans are willing to travel to – then you’re in luck! Today we’re going to check out one fantastic place tucked away in the desert off a few quiet roads. Let’s take a look!

During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.

Painted Rock Petroglyph Site is located about 12.5 miles west of Gila Bend via Interstate 10. You can find driving directions at this Google Maps link and details about the site on the Bureau of Land Management website.

If you love Arizona’s incredible petroglyph sites, you should definitely explore the Superstition Wilderness near Gold Canyon; the Hieroglyphic Trail leads to an incredible archeological treasure!

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