I was very surprised and delighted with the Grimes site. Of course was my first time to the desert so easily impressed, but the art was worth the drive out. Be sure to take water! HOT. I was afraid the pics I took wouldn't come out well, but some of the art that you could barely see came out good on my camera. It was very spiritual, experienceing something that people made thousands of years ago, imagining what it was like then.
We spent an evening and half the next day wandering the paths, and then off the paths, searching out the most interesting and exotic petroglyphs. There are hundreds to choose from. Don't neglect the part of the park about 1/2 mile down the dirt road where the most recognizeable image of a lizard is on a rock just to the right of the parking lot. Take the entire loop trail, it is fascinating.
Visitors explore Nevada's history here through viewing a video on Nevada's admission to the Union, which is considered a major
influence in the outcome of the Civil War; by reading the original state Constitution; or by touring the rotating ...
This building was originally erected in 1870 as the U.S. Mint, which coined more than $49,000,000 until 1893. Now a
museum, it hosts about 250,000 visitors each year and has become famous for exhibits such as The Chinese Experience, ...
This structure was formerly the U.S. Post Office built in 1891 and the first Federal building erected in Nevada. It
is located in the center of the Carson City Historic District and the operational clock tower is a distinctive ...