OCTOBER 22, 2019 - GRIMES POINT/HIDDEN CAVE ARCHEOLOGICAL SITE
Please join Catherine Martin and others for an exciting and informative trip on Tuesday, October 22nd, as we travel by motor coach to Fallon, NV and the striking Grimes Point/Hidden Cave Archeological Site. First listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972, Grimes Point is an archaeological site featuring some of the most spectacular Native rock art in North America.
Joining us on our short trip from Reno (approximately 1 hour) will be several retired Archaeologists from the University of Nevada, courtesy of the Nevada Rock Art Foundation. Upon our arrival at the site, our archaeological guides will break us into small groups and assist us in interpreting the outstanding examples of ancient petroglyphs along a 1/4 mile trail.
The trail was originally constructed by the Youth Conservation Corps and named Nevada’s ﬁrst National Recreation Trail in 1978.
Handicapped accessible restrooms and picnic facilities are available at this popular stop on U.S. Highway 50. However, this is a walking activity on uneven ground at 4,153 feet in altitude. Wear study shoes/hiking boots and bring water.
Following our site visit, we will return to Reno by motor coach in time for lunch, on your own.
This is an extremely rare hands-on opportunity to earn from scientists in the ﬁeld at one of the most outstanding rock art sites in the United States, as we unlock the secrets of thousands of years of mysterious, native art.
Naturally, seats for this one time event are limited and on a ﬁrst come, ﬁrst serve basis.
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The cost of this event is $50.00. You may register here: