This canyon in Utah is covered in miles of ancient petroglyphs and pictographs that are an absolute marvel.
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Prehistoric humans carved their existence into the rock walls and canyon floors in the form of breathtaking art.
According to Visit Utah, the earliest images have been traced back to the Fremont Culture from over 1,000 years ago (400 CE to about 1400 CE).
Early homesteaders also built their lives in Nine Mile Canyon, and the remains of one settlement can still be seen today.
About halfway through the canyon is the abandoned ghost town of Harper, which was once a busy stagecoach stopover for travelers.
Nine Mile Canyon is home to thousands of years of history from the Fremont era, to Native Americans, and western settlers and explorers during the 19th century.
The ancient petroglyphs are one breathtaking reminder of that history.
Nine Mile Canyon
Directions: Nine Mile Canyon Road is about 10 miles southeast of Price, Utah, on U.S. 6/191
Why You Need To Go: To marvel at a palpable piece of ancient history that was etched into rugged cliff walls.