RED CANYON PETROGLYPHS
California Tourist Guide and Destinations
FISH SLOUGH / VOLCANIC TABLELAND
(Area of Critical Environmental Concern)
Chidago Petroglyphs
Chalfant Petroglyphs
Fish Slough Petroglyphs
Red Canyon Petroglyphs
We have been able to find limited information
about these petroglyphs. Will update this page
as we know more details... you can check with
the BLM in Bishop for information.

RED CANYON PETROGLYPHS
Petroglyphs at the junction of Chidago Canyon
Road and Fish Slough Road. There is a parking
area and trails around the rock formations.
LATITUDE: N 37°39.058
LONGITUDE: W 118°26.133
(About 20 mile north of Bishop, CA)

Red Canyon Petroglyphs
Red Canyon Petroglyphs

Red Canyon Petroglyphs
Red Canyon Petroglyphs

Red Canyon Petroglyphs
Red Canyon Petroglyphs

Red Canyon Petroglyphs
Red Canyon Petroglyphs

Red Canyon Petroglyphs
Red Canyon Petroglyphs

Red Canyon Petroglyphs
Red Canyon Petroglyphs

Red Canyon Petroglyphs
Red Canyon Petroglyphs

Red Canyon Petroglyphs
Red Canyon Petroglyphs

Red Canyon Petroglyphs
Red Canyon Petroglyphs

Red Canyon Petroglyphs
Red Canyon Petroglyphs

Red Canyon Petroglyphs
Red Canyon Petroglyphs

Red Canyon Petroglyphs
Red Canyon Petroglyphs

Red Canyon Petroglyphs
Red Canyon Petroglyphs

Fish Slough Sign
Fish Slough Sign
Area of Critical Environmental Concern

Parking Area at Red Canyon Petroglyphs
Parking Area at Red Canyon Petroglyphs

Chidago Road
Chidago Road

Sign at Parking Area and Trailhead
Sign at Parking Area / Trailhead

PHOTO HERE
Who would destroy old Indian petroglyphs?
Seems it is a popular activity.

Graffiti at Red Canyon Petroglyphs
Graffiti...

Graffiti at Red Canyon Petroglyphs
Graffiti...

Graffiti at Red Canyon Petroglyphs
Graffiti...

Petroglyphs used for Target Practice
Petroglyphs used for target practice. That is
when they're not removing the petroglphs
to sell on the Black Market. (Photo from
Fish Slough Petroglyphs)

Removal of Petroglyphs
Removal of Petroglyphs... see saw blade marks.
(Photo from Red Canyon Petroglyphs)

Missing petroglyph??? There has been a problem
with that. Fences and barricades were installed
to help prevent such nonsense. People used to
back their vehicle right up to the petroglyphs and
load them on...

We only saw one other person all day...
Saturday June 9, 2007

DIRECTIONS:
From Bishop, CA
Take Hwy.6 to Milepost#19
Turn on Chidago Canyon Road / Road#3S53
Petroglyphs are 3.5 miles at the junction
of Chidago Canyon Road and Fish Slough
You will see them on the left. There is a parking
area with trails around the rock formations.
More petroglyphs going south on Fish Slough Road.

MORE DIRECTIONS:
From Bishop, CA
Take Hwy.6 north to Five Bridges Road
Take Five Bridges about 2 miles
Turn right on Fish Slough Road
First Petroglyph Site about 7 1/2 miles
Continue north on Fish Slough Road
and there are more Petroglyph Sites.

MAP
Personal hand drawn map

ROAD CONDITIONS:
Maintained dirt roads with wash boards.
There are some sandy areas.
Stay on the main roads

Five Bridges Road and Fish Slough Road
Trees and Desert Aggregates near the junction
of Five Bridges Road and Fish Slough Road

Five Bridges Road and Fish Slough Road
Fish Slough Road is paved a short distance
Photo at junction of Five Bridges Road.

Summer temperatures over 100 degrees
Be prepared and carry plenty of water.

Big Snake
Big Snake on Chidago Road

CHALFANT PETROGLYPHS
Petroglyphs on Hwy.6
About 17 miles north from Bishop.
LATITUDE: N 37°34.838
LONGITUDE: W 118°23.796

CHIDAGO PETROGLYPHS
Petroglyphs on Fish Slough Road / Road#3V01
LATITUDE: N 37°34.290
LONGITUDE: W 118°25.060
(About 15 miles north from Bishop, CA)

FISH SLOUGH PETROGLYPHS
Petroglyphs on Fish Slough Road / Road#3V01
Small area with limited petroglyphs.
LATITUDE: N 37°30.796
LONGITUDE: W 118°24.897
(About 11 miles north from Bishop, CA)

ARCHES OF RED ROCK CANYON
Red Rock Canyon is just a couple miles west
from the main petroglyph site. There are natural
arches throughout the red rock formations...

Whitney Portal Arch
Whitney Portal Arch

ARCHES OF ALABAMA HILLS
There are hundreds of natural arches in
the Alabama Hills near Lone Pine, CA

INYO NATIONAL FOREST
Information including Free Campgrounds

Chalk Bluff Road
Chalk Bluff Road

Owens River
Owens River from Chalk Bluff Road

Drinking water at Pleasant Valley Campground.
Take Chalk Bluff Road to Pleasant Valley Road.
You will see a hand pump in main campground.

TOURIST PHOTOS

CAMPGROUNDS IN THE USA
Free campgrounds in the USA

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