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Painted Rock Petroglyph Site
Under the supervision of the Bureau of Land Management, Painted Rock Petroglyph Site is located in the desert about 18 miles outside of Gila Bend. Painted Rock is a large gathering of boulders that have petroglyphs carved into the stone by prehistoric tribes. There are also other markings carved into the stone from more recent ancestors such as the Hohokam Native American tribe that is known to have occupied lands in that area over the years.
Painted Rock Petroglyph Site in southwestern Arizona experiences the harsh temperatures the region is known for. It is not uncommon for nights to drop below freezing and daytime temperatures to skyrocket to one hundred and twenty degrees, it is recommended that visitors bring plenty of water and prepare properly for weather conditions depending on the season. The site contains picnic tables, a Ramada, barbecue grills and fire pits for recreation, however no running water is available on site.
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