Reservation
Refund
Questions...

Find your spot

Find other facilities on map
 

Legend Rock Petroglyph Site, WY

Bureau of Land Management

Overview

This is one of the finest sites for prehistoric rock art in Wyoming. 283 petroglyphs have been found here, depicting bison, elk, humans, and a flying jackrabbit. Not much is known about the people who pecked these into the rock, but it is suspected that these had shamanic significance. Nearby is another prehistoric site, Great Arrow, a stone structure that points toward the Medicine Wheel in the Bighorn Mountains You need a key to visit Legend Rock Petroglyph site. There are three places to pick up the key: 1. Hot Springs State Park Headquarters, http://wyoparks.state.wy.us/Site/SiteInfo.aspx?siteID=9, 2. Washakie Museum & Cultural Center, http://washakiemuseum.org/, 3. Meeteetse Museums, http://meeteetsemuseums.org/meeteetse_museum.html

Recreational Activities:

  • HIKING
  • PICNICKING

Address:

Worland Field Office
101 South 23rd Street
Worland,WY,82401
Phone: (307)347-5100
Email: Worland_WYMail@blm.gov

Directions:

From Thermopolis, take WY 120 north to WY 170. Go west 20 miles to BLM road 1305, then 3 miles west to site.

Recreation.gov helps you discover and book trips to all of America's public places.
Learn more about us, or about any of our agency partners below:
Bureau of Land Management Federal Highway Administration National Oceanic Atmosphere Administration Smithsonian Institution USDA Forest Service US Army Corps of Engineers US Fish and Wildlife Service National Park Service Bureau of Engraving and Printing Tennessee Valley Authority Bureau of Reclamation National Archives Records Administration

Agency Partners