Some Of The Oldest Rock Art In America Is Right Here In Nevada And It’s Truly Awe-Inspiring

Nevada is just full of surprises and we’re constantly discovering them all. For instance, some people go their entire lives without realizing that the oldest rock art in America is right here in the Silver State! Researchers previously believed that the oldest rock art in North America could be found in Oregon, only to be blown away when they discovered how old this little-known rock art site in Nevada is. Although the site is located within the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribal Reservation and is closed to the public, it’s still a fascinating place to learn about. In fact, every Nevadan should be aware that the country’s oldest rock art is right here in Nevada.

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Did you realize the oldest rock art in America was right here in Northern Nevada? It’s hard to believe this site is not more well-known! For another historical destination, check out This Little-Known Ancient Cave In Nevada That Will Fascinate You.