Hickison Petroglyph Recreation Area

Description:

A great place to take a walk, let the kids run, have a picnic, spend a few days camping, and look at ancient petroglyphs. Hickison offers long vistas, shade, and an opportunity to think about early Native Americans hunting, drawing on rock, and living in this area. The cultural resources at this site are protected by federal law against damage, defacement, removal, etc., and visitors should take care to help protect these sites. The native rock should not be carved, painted or otherwise modified in any way.

Directions:

The recreation area is located along U.S. Highway 50, 24 miles east of Austin Nevada

Phone:

775 635-4062

Email:

bmfoweb@blm.gov

Address:

Battle Mountain District Office 50 Bastian Road Battle Mountain, NV 89820

Activities:

Historic & Cultural Site Hiking Horseback Riding

Organization:

BLM - Bureau of Land Management

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