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11/6/2021 Five Mile Draw, AZ - The HW 77 bridge over the Five Mile Draw, I found four RA panels, two panels each for west and east sides of bridge. However there is no RA under the bridge, only graffiti. If go more east, there are many more RAs that I’ve been there before.
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11/7/2021 Little Colorado River halfway, AZ - This is halfway point of HW 180 and town of Woodruff, there is a place to go down to the bottom of the river bed. I successfully hike down to the river bed, however I couldn’t go too far by Tamarisk jungle and river water. I give up to hike on the river bed. When I was hike around the upper side, I found some RAs that ground floor flat black rock surface.
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11/8/2021 Dead Wash Side Canyon, AZ - I’ve hiked a side canyon of the Dead Wash. I found three small RA sites that new to me, where one is high up, I’ll visit this site from the mesa top to come down to see it some day. Also I’ve visited old site which is a large panel, where I found two new panels higher side of it.
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11/12/2021 Onyx Bridge, Petrified Forest National Park, AZ - The bridge is broken, still some water can run under it, but hard to recognized it’s a bridge, just like any other long petrified wood lay down on the ground. Around here, there are many good size chunks of the petrified wood on the ground.
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11/12/2021 Flat Iron Panel, Petrified Forest National Park, AZ - It is a beautiful and busy rock art panel, a means many figures in one panel, which I like. The panel is located by the Lithodendron Wash. I’ve hiked west side of wash for while from the panel to find some more RAs, but no luck.
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11/14/2021 Tepees East, Petrified Forest National Park, AZ - I was expected to extended Puelco Pueblo RA site cliff but there are not much suitable rocks for RA around here, only I can see was clay mounts. Weather and view were nice, enjoyed hike today.
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11/14/2021 Boulder Field RA, Petrified Forest National Park, AZ - It is nice boulder field, but there is no RA, that disappointed, but surrounding smaller size rock fields have some RAs. All RA panels are smaller but I found three new RA panels today.
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11/16/2021 Ultimate Rock, Lyman Lake State Park, AZ - Used to boat service to get other side of the lake, but no longer, a means hike to get there. I’ve hiked lake shore to get the RA site, and hike up to the middle of the hill/mountain to get back, lake shore route spent twice much time and distance, it was difficult, than middle hill back. I wanted to see these petroglyphs for long time, totally satisfied.
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11/18/2021 Dome House, Petrified Forest National Park, AZ - I wanted to see this unique house for while, I had a chance to visit today. Uniqueness of this house is not only un-usual design, the roof is gathering of the triangle shapes to make rounding figure. There is no-one to ask questions, seems to not using for while.
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11/18/2021 Lithodendron Wash RA, Petrified Forest National Park, AZ - Today was a good day. I was not expected to find the RA site, just hike around the Dome House, then found this panel. There are some RA sites around here that I know of, but today’s discover was a new site to me.
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11/21/2021 Sherwood RA, AZ - This place is a few miles sourh of the Lyman Lake State Park. The RA site is go through the private ranch property, and a caretaker gave me a permission. I didn’t know the exact location of the RAs but lucky enoght to find some RA panels. It is by the Little Colorado River, and RA panels are spread out in the area.
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11/25/2021 Carr Lake Draw, Woodruff, AZ - Woodruff road that the TH of this canyon hike. Canyon getting deeper but not much. Last couple days rain water here and there but overall nice day to hike. I found some petroglyphs that mainly on the ground black rocks surface.
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11/26/2021 Dry Wash, Petrified Forest National Park, AZ - TH was Agate Bridge parking lot, which located west side of the Dry Wash. I’ve hiked to south of the cliff side of the Dry Wash, but there is no RA. Cross the wash and hike north the Dry Wash, there are some RAs. There are many chank of petrified woods on the ground.
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11/27/2021 Rudd Creek Pueblo, Sipe White Mountain Wildfile Area, AZ - Visitor Center and Ranch combination area is the TH, where visitor center opens only May to Oct. The pueblo is weeds took over and can’t see it well. There are suppose to RAs on the rimrock ridge, but steep slope to hike up to get cliff walls and walls are wide. I don’t know the exact location, I pass to see the RAs today.
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11/29/2021 Golf Course Road RA, Holbrook, AZ - There are many nice boulders around here but not many RAs, however I found some RAs, lucky me. It is short and steep hill to hike up to the panel to see and take photos of it.
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11/30/2021 Bear Butte, Petrified Forest National Park, AZ - One round of the bottom of Bear Butte is about 4 miles. My expectation was to find many RAs, and totally satisfied my expectation today. When find one RA, there are several more RAs at the same area. Wanted to explore in this area for while, I am glad finally made it.
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11/30/2021 Rocky Butte, Petrified Forest National Park, AZ - This butte is located at the toe area of the aerial view of the Bear Butte. Less than one mile of base lengh to hike, small butte. I didn’t find much RAs to start but at the end of the loop, there are couple busy panels to enjoy.
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12/2/2021 Little Colorado River Bank, Holbrook, AZ - The bridge cross the Littlle Colorado River is about 1/4 mile long, not small bridge. The bank is only 1.5 miles length. Atop of the bridge is the trail, which is next to the rail road. There are tons of young Tamarisk in the wash that will make jungle near future.
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12/3/2021 Puerco East RA, Petrified Forest National Park, AZ - It was east side of the Puerco Pueblo. At the Puerco Pueblo, there are many RAs, so that I was expected to find many RAs east side of the Pueblo, I found some but not much.
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12/5/2021 Pinta Valley West, Petrified Forest National Park, AZ - I was not sure that I can find RA or not, lucky enough to find some, however nothing find from the north side of the mesa even there are many nice rocks/boulders.
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