Deer Valley Rock Art Center has the largest concentration of Native American petroglyphs in Phoenix. Visitors hike ¼-mile trail to view over 1,500 petroglyphs made between 500 and 7,000 years ago. This family-oriented museum promotes preservation, connection and respect.
Explore evidence of past human activity and learn about its connection to life in the 20th century. The petroglyphs and hillside have continuing significance for Native American people of this region. The marks link people to traditions of migration and occupation in the area.
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