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Really cool

As you start your hike to Delicate Arch, be sure to check out the Wolfe Ranch Rock Art. Amazing how... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
youssefa743
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Raleigh, North Carolina
A Nice Example of Ancient Art

I'm a big fan of rock drawings done by the "Ancient Ones," as many native Americas refer to their... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Herb S
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West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

As you start your hike to Delicate Arch, be sure to check out the Wolfe Ranch Rock Art. Amazing how preserved the these markings are after so many years of exposure.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank youssefa743
Reviewed 28 July 2018

I'm a big fan of rock drawings done by the "Ancient Ones," as many native Americas refer to their predecessors of a thousand years ago. These drawings are more recent than those in Mesa Verde National Park but are worth the time to walk the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Herb S
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

This is 2 minutes off the trail to Delicate Arch. Not far from parking lot at all either. Cool to stop by and see. They are very clear and there is a small group of them. Take the time if your there. Might not be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Mikez428
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

There really isn’t much to this. It’s a quick detour while on the delicate arch hike. We did this on the way back from the hike.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ChadB410
Reviewed 12 July 2018

If you are going into Arches NP then this is an easy walk from the Delicate Arch parking lot, but the lot can get full fast. If you drive out Utah 279 (Potash) about 4 miles there is a huge panel of petroglyphs right next...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Lizz011
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Wolfe Ranch is the location for the Delicate arch trail and is usually full by 9am. Luckily, we found parking and did the short walk to see the Wolfe Ranch, we did not walk to the Petroglyphs. Looking at the cabin and corral, I cannot...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Wendy N
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Wasn't expecting this on our way up the mountain to see Delicate Arch but this rock art is so cool. Was just a short walk from the trail start. Amazing they have been around this long.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank hpgent
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Don't miss this short turnoff to learn some interesting history on the Delicate Arch trail! It's worth the short detour.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SteveBTang
Reviewed 17 May 2018

The petroglyphs at Wolfe Ranch are a short hike off the main trail to and from Delicate Arch, and definitely worth a stop to see the incredible detail. Arches NP staff have protected them, somewhat, with a chain fence but you can still get good...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Zach S
Reviewed 17 April 2018

All petroglyphs are fun to look at, and these are readily visible just a short walk off the main trail. They are not as good as newspaper rock, but are still pretty good and you don't have to go out of the park to see...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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