Nine Mile Canyon

Fremont Style Owl

Nine Mile Canyon features some of the best rock art in the southwest, with a large number of fine petroglyph panels. One of the nicest images is this owl, which is about 1 meter (three feet) tall.

 

Nine Mile Canyon, Fremont Rock Art, Hunter Scene Panel

The Nine Mile Canyon Hunting Scene panel. Note the horned figure at the top and the round shield figure in the middle of the sheep.

 

Northern San Rafael style Fremont pictograph

A classic Northern San Rafael style Fremont petroglyph. This trapezoidal shaped anthropomorphic figure wearing an antler headdress and kilt-like skirt is seen in numerous areas of Nine Mile Canyon. The hole in his chest is probably from a bullet.

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