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Legend Rock Petroglyph Site, Thermopolis

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Legend Rock Petroglyph Site is located in Hot Springs County, Wyoming, 20 miles northwest of Hot Springs State Park (which is located in Thermopolis, Wyoming). Legend Rock is a petroglyph site which features hundreds of individual petroglyphs spread across the face of the rock. Although a handful of the rock's etchings have variously been eroded and defaced, a wide majority have been preserved for public viewing. The nearly 300 individual petroglyphs feature some of the oldest and best examples of Dinwoody rock art in the world. The origins of the petroglyphs are still subject to debate. The site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 5, 1973. and it is preserved by the state of Wyoming as a state historic site.
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  • Free attraction that is a good 15 minutes off the highway, but worth it and really impressive to see. During the open season, there is an attendant, small display building and shaded picnic area with ...  more »
  • Went to this site which is way out of the way it is way way way out there when you get there you think that you would find some development like running water restrooms and good walkways very disappoi...  more »
  • We went there in the summer. If I remember correctly, the roads are closed in the winter. You can get a guided tour if you call ahead and make a reservation, otherwise it is unmanned. The area is appa...  more »
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  • Excellent site hopefully vandalism can be contained to preserve this fragile piece of history
  • It's quite atmospheric
  • Atmospheric, natural reserve. Nothing special
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