Five Faces Pictograph - Canyonlands National Park

Five Faces Pictograph

Canyonlands National Park
Needles District
Family Fun

           Five Faces Pictograph consists of a astonishing pictograph containing five anthromorphs. The rock art is easy to visit and fun for the entire family, provided you have a four-wheel-drive vehicle. This is an exceptional panel of pictographs. Please take only pictures and leave only footprints.

Circle of Friends:
          Five Faces Pictograph is part of the "Circle of Friends" program. Members of the "Circle of Friends" have access to more specific information, explicit route information, GPS waypoints, trailhead location and detailed maps. If you would like more information on joining the "Circle of Friends" visit the sign up page.

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Five Faces Pictograph - Canyonlands National Park

General Information:
          Five Faces Pictograph contains a large panel of easy to access rock art in the Needles district of Canyonlands National Park.
A round trip to Five Faces Pictograph requires approximately one hour actually hiking time from the trailhead. This is normally a half-day adventure if you factor in the dirt road driving time. The rock art is accessible year round in dry weather conditions.

          A GPS and good map reading skills are useful in locating the pictographs. Navigation for this route is easy. Five Faces Pictograph is rated 1A I using the Canyon Rating System.

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Trailhead Information:
          Reaching the trailhead of this route requires driving nearly 8 miles on a real four-wheel-drive road. A stock Jeep or 4x4 truck should be able to reach this trailhead with little problem in dry conditions.

Five Faces Pictograph - Canyonlands National Park

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