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Canyon Pintado: general information

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A section of the Canyon Pintado or Painted Canyon next to highway 139 gives easy acces to premiere rock art locations and archaeological sites, most deriving from the Fremont Culture (c. AD 0-1300) and Ute (c. AD 1300-1881) occupations of the Douglas Creek canyon. One of the pictographs you may see, is the Kokopelli pictograph.
The Canyon Pintado interpretative brochure is available at the White River Field Office and elsewhere.
More information on the Wikipedia website.
A section of the Canyon Pintado or Painted Canyon next to highway 139 gives easy acces to premiere rock art locations and archaeological sites, most deriving from the Fremont Culture (c. AD 0-1300) and Ute (c. AD 1300-1881) occupations of the Douglas Creek canyon. One of the pictographs you may see, is the Kokopelli pictograph.
The Canyon Pintado interpretative brochure is available at the White River Field Office and elsewhere.
More information on the Wikipedia website.

Canyon Pintado: nearby sleeping facilities

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Blue Mountain Inn and Suites
The Jensen Inn
Sage Motel
Four Mile Creek B & B

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