Starbuck's Exploring

Hiking and exploring backcountry locations of the Western United States.

Category: Grand Staircase and San Rafael Swell (page 1 of 3)

Lone Warrior Pictograph

The Lone Warrior is all by himself in the Utah desert. He is well drawn and worth a visit.

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Moccasin Track Petroglyphs

On top of a mesa and way out in the Utah desert, we came across a few petroglyphs carved into the bedrock. And they were connected in a series… It is a trail! Neither one of us had ever seen anything like this before. Petroglyphs along a wall? Sure, all the time.  On a ceiling? Yup. A petroglyph trail? I didn’t know such a thing existed.

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Box Flat and Prickly Pear Flat Cowboy Camps

Sometimes, you just feel like driving on some wide open dirt roads.

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Funk’s Cave Pictographs

After a long hike across empty sand flats and through desolate canyons, we found a small alcove with a few Fremont figures and a six color rainbow pictograph on the back wall. I’ve never seen anything like it.

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Juggler Petroglyphs

This is an interesting and fun little Fremont petroglyph site. The single anthropomorphic figure is surrounded by concentric circles. Amusingly, he looks like he is juggling suns, hence the name.

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