United States Nevada Austin

Hickison Petroglyph Recreation Area

A recreational spot in Austin, Nevada with remarkable ancient rock carvings and beautiful natural surroundings.

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Hickison Petroglyphs is a fascinating and remote site along the Loneliest Road in America that offers visitors a glimpse into the rich history and culture of the ancient peoples who once inhabited the area. The petroglyphs, which are thought to be thousands of years old, are etched into the rocks and depict a variety of animals, shapes, and symbols. Visitors can take a short hike to the site and view the petroglyphs up close, or simply admire them from a distance.

chiefseeker 6 months ago

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  • The Loneliest Road in America

    chiefseeker (Jody Vandergriff)
    If you are a fan of long and serene drives, then the Nevada portion of Route 50 is the perfect destination. Known as the "Loneliest Road in America," this 287-mile stretch of road offers a unique and unforgettable road trip experience. The road may be long and barren, but it boasts some stunning natural beauty and historic landmarks, including ghost towns and mining communities that are frozen in time. Be cautious while embarking on this journey and ensure to fill the tank at every gas station along the way, as you never know when the next one will appear. Welcome to the Loneliest Road in America!