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Three Rivers Petroglyph Site

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Three Rivers Petroglyph Site

Three Rivers Petroglyph Site Located 17 miles north of Tularosa, NM, and 28 miles south of Carrizozo, NM on U.S. 54. Ill put a link in the show notes below Three Rivers Valley is home to the largest collection of petroglyphs in the Southwest. This fascinating place is full of rock art! 21,000 petroglyphs in all, its well worth the trip. These petroglyphs date back to 900 - 1400 AD and were created by Jornada Mogollon, the ancient desert dwellers of New Mexico. Their name derives from the Mongollon Mountains in New Mexico. The culture is presumed to have developed...

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