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Three Rivers Petroglyph Site

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The Three Rivers Petroglyphs are outstanding examples of prehistoric Jornada Mogollon rock art. The basaltic ridge rising above the Three Rivers Valley contains over 21,000 petroglyphs, including masks, sunbursts, wildlife, handprints, and geometric designs. The number and concentration of…


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Drinking Water

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • 50 amp Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 50 ft.


  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite


5 Reviews of Three Rivers Petroglyph Site

Ratings Breakdown

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John M.
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2020

Extremely clean.

Site hosts/stewards were replaced by BLM on Oct 23, 2020.

Reviewed Aug. 29, 2020

Scenic Hike and Serene Area

Great hike to see 20,000 plus Jornada Mogollon petroglyphs, 1 mile round trip. Fee area, $5 cash only. Dogs leashed in campground/picnic areas and no dogs on trail.

Really clean picnic areas and flush bathrooms. 11 picnic sites, 1 ADA. Campground closed but when open there are: 2 RV hookups (water…

  • Petroglyph from trail above campground.
Reviewed Aug. 29, 2020

Spectacular Petroglyphs, over 20,000 to view

Must see recreational site with 2 trails, 11 picnic areas with shelters and grills, and really clean restrooms located south of Carrizozo, NM, and north of Tularosa, NM. Quick day trip after White Sands National Monument, Alamogordo, NM.

Open daily from 8 am to 5 pm. Fee area. Only $5 for day use…

  • Entrance sign to this BLM rec site, open for Day Use from 8 am to 5 pm, fee area, $5 cash or check.
  • Famous face petroglyph, Jornada Mogollon people, on main trail.
  • Most widely recognized Three Rivers Petroglyph Site glyph, bighorn sheep with 3 arrows, on main trail, moderate 1 mile hike round trip.


Three Rivers Petroglyph Site is located in New Mexico


The site is located 17 miles north of Tularosa, NM, and 28 miles south of Carrizozo, NM on U.S. 54. Turn east from U.S. 54 at Three Rivers onto County Road B30 and travel five miles on paved road, following signs.


33.34423049 N
106.00738067 W

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