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White River Narrows Petroglyph Site

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If your a history buff, then you must make this archeological site your next destination. 
Trail Uses
Utv/jeep driving Atv riding Dirt biking Walking Hiking Mountain biking Bicycling E-biking Horseback riding
Lincoln County
4.0 miles (Loop)
Wilderness Areas
Weepah Spring Wilderness Area


This is an out and back trail open to all recreation types that stops at each of the 5 petroglyph sites. The White river Narrows is home to the largest collection of petroglyph sites in Eastern Nevada, with some art dating back to over 4,000 years ago. Do to the rhyolite rocks that form the canyons, the petroglyphs have been very well preserved and are still easy to see today. 

Other Information

Please DO NOT engrave your initials or anything else into the rocks in the area. 

Rattlesnakes are common in the area, always keep an eye out. 

Check out Lincoln County's website of the White River Narrows Area. 

For more Archeological sites around Lincoln County, take a look at their tour guide!

Trail Manager

For more information visit the BLM website or contact: 

Bureau of Land Management - Ely District Office
702 North Industrial Way
Ely, NV 89301
Phone: (775) 289-1800
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Trail Tips

Plan Ahead and Prepare
Make a Plan B before you head out the door. If the parking lot is full when you arrive at the trailhead, go to your second destination.

Trailhead Information

Entrance to the petroglyph area is located 90 miles south of Ely and is 23 miles north of the intersection of State Route 375 and State Route 318, stay on route 318. 

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