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Just a short hop off the main highway

It was a hot day but the walk was not unbearable. We drove into the canyon area and parked, then... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jesse M
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Gaithersburg, Maryland
Very cool

Make sure to bring water. We had water but could of used more. We were there about noon to 1sh... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
VegasCat15
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Mankato
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Visitors come to this canyon in the Nevada desert to view its Indian petroglyphs, some of the first known to man. Truly an amazing site, many of the etchings go 40 to 50 feet below the sand level and are hundreds of years old. A few of the more...more
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It was a hot day but the walk was not unbearable. We drove into the canyon area and parked, then walked for about fifteen minutes. The rock writing is everywhere. While it was not a major attraction, when going to Laughlin, you should check them...More

Thank Jesse M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure to bring water. We had water but could of used more. We were there about noon to 1sh, with the high sun it was hard to see some of them, but had fun searching. Don't wear flip flops out here, tennis shoes are...More

Thank VegasCat15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We actually live in Laughin. Yes, we live here all year long. Grapevine Canyon is one of our favorite places to go and it's a place we always bring our guests who come to visit us. It is unexpected amidst all the touristy things in...More

2  Thank Heidi Z
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

It’s like driving on a washboard to get to the trailhead but you can do it. It is a short walk straight ahead to get to the site. There are no signs except one that tells you to go at your own risk. Even if...More

Thank kellermaryrose
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Let's be honest, you won't get your fill of culture in Laughlin, so you will really appreciate a visit to see the petroglyphs in Grapevine canyon. The canyon is located down a very bumpy rough track of the road to Las Vegas. Our rental car...More

3  Thank ostan14
Reviewed 5 April 2018

After visiting and hiking Grapevine continue driving into the mountains. You'll come upon Christmas Tree Pass which is almost surreal when first seen. People have decorated the trees with their old Christmas decorations. What a site in the desert and mountains. It's a pretty rough...More

3  Thank Y4057TGroberts
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

If you appreciate nature and Indian artifacts you will be greatly blessed by this short excursion I will start by saying that the early inhabitants were definitely trying to communicate through the marade of Petroglyphs still legible.The entrance to the Canyon is covered with their...More

3  Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 27 March 2018

This place is well worth the short hike it takes to get there but once you arrive you will be amazed by the miriad of indian petroglyphs on all sides of you. Take time to look around because there are alot that are hidden somewhat...More

2  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 18 March 2018

For archeology enthusiasts, hikers, nature lovers...this is a spectacular rocky setting with hundreds of fascinating petroglyphs on some of the largest panels in the Southwest. Serene setting.

1  Thank landart
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Average outing to see Indian markings on rocks. Watch your step for critters as you walk through the brush. Interesting to see but not much outside of seeing the markings.

1  Thank Patricia B
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VegasCat15
28 January 2018|
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Response from as400avp | Reviewed this property |
It would take about an hour to view the rock art. Obviously you can spend as much time as you would like walking through the Canyon. If you would like, Christmas Tree Pass is about 13 miles long. This road is not paved... More
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debyrichter
27 November 2017|
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Response from Lillian B | Reviewed this property |
You can drive on a dirt road to the parking area. Then you do have to walk approx. 1/4 of am mile. its worth the walk!
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Response from murph711 | Reviewed this property |
We did a helicopter tour of the west rim Grand Canyon. That is also where the sky bridge is located. It's probably about an hour and half from Laughlin nv. It well worth the price and they have them going all day long. Hope... More
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