Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve
Barry Knoch is organizing a day trip to the Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve. Bring your Camera Guild Badge so we can get an additioanl group discount rate of $3.50.
We will meet up in the Sundial parking lot at 9:00 AM and plan to start our topur by 10:AM.
The Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve is an archaeology museum and 47-acre Sonoran Desert preserve, and home to the largest concentration of Native American petroglyphs in the Phoenix area. It is recommended that you bring binoculars along with your camera.
Prepare for Your Visit
- Please be aware that the trail does have patches of uneven ground and is affected by weather conditions.
- Wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes, sunscreen and a hat, and bring water. You may also bring binoculars and your camera.
- Please stay on the trail for safety, preservation and respect.
- The land at this cultural heritage site gets very dry and the risk for fire is high. Please do not smoke or have open flame.
- We are home to wildlife, including bobcats, javelinas, squirrels and rattlesnakes. Please do not approach, touch or feed the wildlife, and leave your dog at home.
- Oil from our fingers, scuffs from our shoes, and disturbance of the landscape harm the site. Please do not touch the petroglyphs.
- This is a sacred site to many Native American tribes. Please do not damage or remove any artifacts, rocks or plants.
Also, there's an exhibit now on display of special photographic interest. . .
One World, Many Voices: The Artistry of Canyon Records
Photographer Robert Doyle captures the essence of North American indigenous people through his mastery of portrait photography. The history of Canyon Records, one of the oldest independent record labels in the music industry, comes alive through the depiction of the artists and their incredible talent to connect us to their cultural heritage through music.
- Wednesday, March 28, 2018 09:00 AM