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Wells Petroglyph Preserve Tours

  • 18 Oct 2008
  • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Mesa Prieta, just north of Ohkay Owingeh

The Wells Petroglyph Preserve located on Mesa Prieta (Black Mesa) just north of Ohkay Owingeh (formerly San Juan Pueblo) opens for public tours

four dates in 2008. The tours are two hours long (9:30am to noon) and are led by docents familiar with the Preserve and history of the area.

The Wells Petroglyph Preserve is a world class rock art area with over 6000 petroglyphs representational of archaic, Rio Grande style and historic periods.

*Tours are scheduled for:*

*April 19, 2008*

*May 17, 2008*

* September 20, 2008 *

*October 18, 2008 *

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The tours cover extremely steep and rugged terrain.  Hats and water are a must, walking sticks are strongly recommended as are boots or sturdy shoes.

Children under ten are not permitted, nor are any pets.

Tours are limited to 30 participants/day and will be divided into groups of 8-10 each with a docent guide.

A $10 donation per participant is requested.

Participants are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch to eat in the
parking lot below the Preserve following the tours.


*To RSVP, please contact*
Suzie Frazier at mesaprieta@cybermesa.com <mailto:mesaprieta@cybermesa.com>

(505)852-1351 or 660-8327.

Response with tour information as well as directions and map to the WPP will be sent to confirm your participation.

Taos Archaeological Society

PO Box 143

Taos, NM, 87571


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