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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English


  • Rock paintings -- Colorado -- Painted Canyon.,
  • Painted Canyon (Colo.)

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Shipping list no.: 88-742-P.

ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Land Management.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 folded sheet (6 p.) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17835811M

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Canyon Pintado is believed to have been occupied by prehistoric people for as long as 11, years. In this land of converging cultures, most of the rock art that exists today is attributed to the Fremont Indians, who lived in the region from about A.D. . Principal rock art in the Rangely area is located along two corridors; Canyon Pintado (State Hwy ) and Dragon Road (County Rd. 23, White Ave. in Rangely). The local rock art originated from two peoples; Fremont and Ute. The Canyon Pintado Historic District comprises eight marked sites along State Hwy #11 - Canyon Pintado Site mile post This is a principal Canyon Pintado site. The rock art adorns the cliff face just across the road. This is the site that is described in the journals of the Escalante Expedition of Of particular interest is the figure of Kokopelli, the hump-back flute player of Anasazi Size: KB. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

Rock Art Ranch Rd, Winslow, AZ Review Highlights. “Incredible stop! One of a kind tour guide!” This was an incredible stop! Starting with an awesome barn full of Arizona history, then a private read more. Reviewed Novem FamilyTravelersMH. “Best experience to date.” I'm a well-travelled person. I've seen many 5/5(). We drive from Grand Junction to view the ancient rock art. It took about hours taking our time, not counting time to get out and view. The signs are very good and the downloadable pdf of the “Canyon Pintado Map” has excellent descriptions. We saw, Waving Hands, state /5(11). Cañon Pintado, meaning painted canyon, is an archaeological site of Native American rock art located in the East Four Mile Draw, miles ( km) south of Rangely in Rio Blanco County, by Ute guides, the Domínguez–Escalante expedition, Spanish missionaries in search of a route to California in , passed through this region as they moved north and NRHP reference #: Canyon Pintado is located approximately 10 miles south of Rangely Colorado along Hwy There are hundreds of archeological sites located within a 17 mile stretch of highway currently named the Canyon Pintado National Historic District. The BLM has done a great job constructing trails and signage on 8 different sites along the way.

rock art is quite obvious after about 25 miles or so into the canyon, mostly on the north cliff face next to the road. A lot of panels can be seen from the road, if you drive slowly. Hundreds of sites are not visible, but can be seen by. Many of the rock art sites in the Canyon Pintado District were the handiwork of Fremont-age peoples. Other sites are located both East and West from Rangely on Highway 64 and are all readily accessible by car. Generally, the local rock originated from two peoples: Fremont and Ute. One culture that left a visible mark on the canyon was the Size: KB. ROCK ART Painting and Crafting with the Humble Pebble This book makes it possible for anyone to create extraordinary art projects with ordinary rocks. The first part of the book gives you tips as to how to go about picking your pebbles and how to get started. We then guide you through the projects, all of which can be done at home/5(). Contains some great history on the people and places within the canyon, along with many photos, including rock art panels (some rarely seen) and ruins left by the prehistoric culture known as the Fremont. The back of the book has a mileage guide of the canyon to some of the best sites/5(12).