This Stretch Of Idaho’s Snake River Is Filled With Clusters Of 4,500-Year-Old Petroglyphs
Composed of 38 sites across Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington, there’s definitely a LOT to see when you delve into Nez Perce National Historical Park. Unlike other national parks, Nez Perce Historic Park is made up of dozens of sites spread over these four states. From historic battlefields to gravesites, there are all sorts of unique destinations to be found in Nez Perce country. One of them is Buffalo Eddy, a petroglyph site located right along the Snake River. Make a day of uncovering the clusters of ancient petroglyphs while taking in the Snake River’s spectacular scenery. This spot makes for an interesting outing that everybody can enjoy, especially those with a love of our state’s history!
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Did you know about this hidden petroglyph site along the Snake River? This place is a fascinating glimpse at the Nez Perce culture and history. Tell us about your favorite rock art site in Idaho in the comments below!