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Newspaper Rock is a panel of sandstone rock in which perhaps 2,000 years of human activity is etched into the rock. The petroglyphs represent the Fremont, Anasazi, Navajo, and Anglo cultures. No “known” exact meaning is understood, but there are many typical signs and universal symbols.

Key Attractions

  • campground located across from petroglyph site
  • the petroglyph panel - with hundreds of carved symbols from several different cultures - some of the best petroglyphs in our county


Next to Utah Route 211, 24 miles northwest of Monticello - along the access road to the Needles section of Canyonlands National Park.

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