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Nine Mile Canyon

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Location:
The canyon starts about 27 miles east of Price
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Description

Some of the most striking rock art in the state is to be found in Nine Mile Canyon northeast of Price. The canyon is remote, inhospitable, unspoiled and harshly beautiful. Called "the world's longest art gallery" it is home to numerous rock art panels, including the famous "Cottonwood Panel". Most were created by the Fremont Indians who occupied this area some 1,000 years ago. (Despite its name, the canyon is actually 40 miles long.)

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Season:
Open year round

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Additional Details:
You''ll want to pick up a Nine Mile Canyon brochure in Price to help you find your way and to locate the art panels. It is are available from Carbon County Travel Office. 625 E. 100 North; 800-842-0789.

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