Nine Mile Canyon Has More Prehistoric Rock Art Than Anywhere Else In Utah

Utah’s first residents left behind dwellings, artifacts, and lots of prehistoric rock art, all of which give us clues about what their lives were like thousands of years ago. You can find petroglyphs in many places all over the Beehive State, but there’s one place that has more rock art than anywhere else in Utah. In fact, it’s known as the “World’s Largest Art Gallery!” Check out Nine Mile Canyon:

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If you’re interested in learning more about Utah’s first residents, check out our article about Hovenweep National Monument.

 

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