Kay's Photo Journal - April 2020
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4/1/2020 Snake Head Man RA, Dinetah, NM - White color pictographs on south side of the cliff wall. Some of are faded out and some of are still showing original figure. Snake is part of the human head.
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4/2/2020 Delgadito Canyon Road RA, Dinetah, NM - There are a few RA panels along the road, some of are visible, some of are not easy to see, most of are higher side of the cliffs.
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4/2/2020 Delgadito Side Canyon RA, Dinetah, NM - Little off from the main Delgadito Canyon. There are two RA panels, and those are close each other. One panel is on the red color walls and another one is on the darker black/gray rock wall.
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4/4/2020 Encirro Canyon RA, Dinetah, NM -Near the end of canyon, both petroglyphs and pictographs are located at north side. There are many RA on the lower side of the cliff walls. Those RA are made by many different groups of people that easy to figured out.
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4/4/2020 Delgadito Upper Canyon RA, Dinetah, NM - Two pictographs sites that located both sides of the road/canyon. There is no parking lot or road is not wide enough to turn back, I’ve drive up to the end of the road, there is oil and gas field, parked there. There are signs by the panels.
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4/5/2020 Sunburst RA, Dinetah, NM - It is a large size sunburst petroglyph by the dry creek. Climb up the creek wall, which made by mud is the hardest thing to get close to the cliff wall. There is a no trail, a means not many people come to see this site.
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4/5/2020 Rincon Canyon RA, Dinetah, NM - Both sides of canyon walls there are some petroglyphs here and there. Some of are high up, I have no idea how to climb up and carved it. Very quiet and no traffic area.
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4/5/2020 Hill Road Ruin, Dinetah, NM - This canyon has potential to have many RA, but I found one small panel that has a few figures on white rock surface, not easy to see it. I’ve hiked on the canyon for while but I found no more.
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4/8/2020 Tso' Bito Ruin, Dinetah, NM - It is located in the Jesus Canyon. I’ve tried from the higher side first that didn’t work, this is second time tried from the ground level, and find it. It is on the rock ruin, built a ruin on the boulder, petoglyphs are by the ruin. Also I found 'Lone Worrier' petro that located higher side of the cliff wall.
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4/9/2020 Jesus Creek RA, Dinetah, NM - I found the sun and moon figure pictographs at middle of the dry water falls alcove area. I’ve checked around there to see some more RA, but that only around here.
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4/10/2020 Message Panel, Dinetah, NM - It is in the Crow Canyon on the way to the Natural Arch, which arch is located high up on the hill. I found a couple petro panels, sheep panel and message panel. The sheep panel is fading our but message panel is very clear.
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4/11/2020 Citadel Ruin, Dinetah, NM - There is no sign until on the site. It was challenge-able on the dirt road to drive because to avoid the deep tire mark that result of the wet condition. This ruin is on the boulder, no way to get into inside.
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4/11/2020 Gould Pass Ruin, Dinetah, NM - There is no parking lot, parked on the side of the road. The ruin is atop of the hill, nice thing this ruin is we can walk inside, there is a patio, nice wide view from it.
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4/11/2020 Ice Canyon RA, Dinetah, NM - Hiked this canyon and found least 4 panels of the RA that a productive day. One large panel that I saw when during driving at last time, so hike up to get more closer look at this time.
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4/12/2020 Tapacito Ruin, Dinetah, NM - This is the atop of the mesa on the ground ruin, very nice view from it. Some rock walls are double rock walls. I didn’t see the entrance, strange!
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4/12/2020 Split Rock Ruin, Dinetah, NM - The ruin is located atop of the split rock that high up on the cliff. Not easy to see it, moreover how to get it, too high.
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4/12/2020 Crow Mesa Wildlife Area RA, Dinetah, NM - The area is restricted to drive all vehicles. The RA is located about one mile from TH and there is a BLM sign near the panels. I found 2 panels, large one and small one.
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4/12/2020 Largo Canyon Road RA, Dinetah, NM - Located by the road and the pipe runs next to the panel. It is visible from the road, and many deer like figures on the panel.
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4/14/2020 Martinez Homestead, Dinetah, NM - On the ground level but higher side of the canyon and below the cliff. Uniqueness of this homestead is using a boulder as one side of the wall. There are two entrances like a duplex.
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4/14/2020 Kin-Yazhi Ruin, Dinetah, NM - It is located in the mesa that atop of the cliff, then built ruin top of the tall boulder. It is visible from far view.
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4/14/2020 Canyon View Ruin, Dinetah, NM - It is south side of the Rincon Largo Canyon, and ruin is on the boulder in the mesa that atop of the cliff. There is not much left, but still we can see it from the bottom of the canyon.
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4/15/2020 Haynes Post Ruin, Dinetah, NM - This is a 4 units ruin. Half of the structure is crumbled but still remaining parts are standing. They use to have a dam/pool little higher side of the ruin. It was the coach stop.
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4/16/2020 Gomez Canyon RA, Dinetah, NM - Hidden panel, I was lucky to find it. The small opening of the two large boulders or cliff walls, the panel is there. From outside, can’t believe its there. Located at the mouth of the canyon.
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4/17/2020 Martinez Canyon RA, Dinetah, NM - I found this panel during driving, lucky me. Not far from the road, but cross the dry creek, not many places to go steep down to the creek. It is small panel but figures are very clear.
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4/17/2020 White Picto, Dinetah, NM - Not easy but it is visible from the road, located high up near the top of the cliff. The slop is steep, that the excuse to me to not hike up, instead of took photos from the road.
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4/17/2020 Adolfo Canyon Main RA, Dinetah, NM - I was here not long ago, but I was looking for the wrong area. At this time, I found some panels not far from the sign, but main panels are little father. I felt I got a jackpot, because those panels are just I wanted, very nice panels.
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4/19/2020 Martin Canyon RA, Dinetah, NM - This is no paring area in this canyon, parked side of the road. This is a small RA panel at the mouth of canyon, not easy to see it, I found it way back. Small but nice one.
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4/20/2020 Gould Pass Canyon RA, Dinetah, NM - It was hard to hike to get to close, I don’t recommended anyone to go there, except expert hikers. It is visible from the road, but closer is more satisfying, because can see more details.
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4/20/2020 Gould Pass Road RA, Dinetah, NM - Roadside small panels, not much petroglyphs on each panel. I was lucky to find it, but easy to miss it. Those petroglyphs are all like human figures.
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4/22/2020 Two Men Panel, Dinetah, NM - Two Indians wearing own ceremonial regalia, that located at middle of the cliff. It is hiding by bushes and not easy to find it.
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4/24/2020 Star Canyon Panel, Dinetah, NM - West face of one red color surface rock has this panel that several petroglyphs on it on the Star Canyon road. Some figures are I saw it from some other sites.
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4/25/2020 Escrito Canyon Day1, Dinetah, NM - I thought there are petroglyphs in this canyon, and hiked. I was right, I found several RA panels, many panels are smaller but some of are good size. Also I saw many graffiti in this canyon.
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4/27/2020 Escrito Canyon Day2, Dinetah, NM - I don’t have a good luck like Day1, I found only one small one RA panel. Also I found the homestead house ruin. There are many small dry creeks in this area, a means down and up the dry creek all the time, not easy to hike.
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4/28/2020 Escrito Canyon Day3, Dinetah, NM - This area has many graffiti, some graffiti are top of the petroglyphs, sad to see it. I took some photos, not graffiti, that I like.
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4/28/2020 Solo Worrier, Dinetah, NM - The Jicarilla Apache Indian Reservation, if get in to it, will get a ticket that cost $800 for the 1st time after that fine will doubling, better to avoid into it. This site is very close to border wire fence. The Solo Worrier is very detail oriented petroglyph. Thank you Kenny for the information.
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4/29/2020 Martin Apodaca Homestead, Dinetah, NM - There are 2 separate locations about 100ft apart. Spring water is still coming out at near the end of canyon. Currently there is no road to get this place, but old yellow schoolbus is telling another story.
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4/29/2020 Rincon Pollito RA, Dinetah, NM - It is also called the Little Chicken Canyon. It’s located behind 1st Martin Apodaca Homestead ruin. The panel explain there was a ranch here.
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