Native American petroglyphs are abundant in Wyoming, and a tremendous reminder about life thousands of years ago.

In nearly every one of Wyoming's counties there is at least one spot with some sort of ancient writing. Check out some of our favorites!

 

  • 1

    White Mountain Petroglyphs

    Near Rock Springs

    The White Mountain Petroglyphs are ascribed on a 300-foot cliff face. Native Americans considered this a sacred site and left their mark on the sandstone walls.

  • 2

    Legend Rock

    Thermopolis

    Legend Rock is marked with nearly 300 individual petroglyphs. The rock was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.

  • 3

    Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site

    Near Hyattville

    A large sandstone cliff in the Big Horn Mountains displays hundreds of Native American petroglyphs.

  • 4

    Outlaw Canyon

    Near Kaycee

    In an area known for the "Hole-In-The-Wall Gang," you can find hundreds of petroglyphs dating back nearly 10,000 years.

  • 5

    Castle Gardens

    Near Riverton

    About 45 miles east of Riverton is an area of unique rock formations and dozens of individual petroglyphs.