Three Rivers Petroglyphs — Part 3


Three Rivers Site

Three Rivers Site

Today is a final look at the Three Rivers Petroglyph Site and some of the more interesting petroglyphs and scenery.  Don’t forget to continue eastbound about four miles to find the Niño de Atocha Church.

Niño de Atocha

Niño de Atocha

But before you do, don’t forget to take the hike into the main petroglyph site along the ridge.  There you’ll find depictions of such exotic creatures as the rare Desert Penguin.

Desert Penguin

Desert Penguin

Or a tribute to the time the Mogollon successfully fought back the invasion of the giant mouse from Anaheim.

Dead Mouse from Disneyland

Dead Mouse from Disneyland

The Mogollon were also very prescient, displaying knowledge of future sports teams hundreds of years into the future.  Here below is a Mogollon petroglyph showing the typical aftermath of an St. Louis Rams game.

The Rams after a Game

The Rams after a Game — Arrows Included

Ever seen the skeletal remains of a cactus?  Here’s an example:

Cactus Skeleton

Cactus Skeleton

Now for today’s gallery:

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2 responses to “Three Rivers Petroglyphs — Part 3

  1. Beautiful! I’d just love to look at stuff like all day and decode some of the drawings!