Day 950: Another Concrete Arrow, Petroglyph NM

This morning we drove out to the location of the concrete arrow I spotted from the sky on Day 946.  Unfortunately, when we arrived at the road that would take us to the arrow, there was a sign indicating that the road entered Laguna Pueblo land, and that a permit would be needed to enter.  Disappointed, we returned to the RV.  I love the street sign leading to our host, Paramotor City Glider Shop:

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B said goodbye to Cowboy (pictured), and Hobo:

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We said goodbye to Michelle.  Thanks for hosting us and fixing my wing!

We drove east for ten miles or so to the next concrete arrow site, LA-A #69.  We parked the RV and walked south between an RV park and a truck repair business:

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We skirted the southern edge of the RV park and crossed the fence on the left:

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Where the “road” turned, we went straight:

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Found it!  This is our fourth concrete arrow site!

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The tower supports are still attached to the center of the arrow, with the arrow extending into the distance:

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Retracing our steps, we returned to the RV and continued east and north to Petroglyph National Monument:

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The kids completed their Junior Ranger workbooks and received their badges and patches:

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We hiked one of the many trails that pass by the over 10,000 petroglyphs in the park, most of which were carved between 1300 and 1600:

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The Macaw depicted in this petroglyph is not native to the area, but Indians in this area were part of a trade network that extended all the way to South America, so Macaws did find their way here:

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After getting gas (only $1.59 for diesel!) and replenishing our meat supply at Trader Joe’s, we drove north towards Santa Fe.  During the drive, Trish made this owl hat for B to match her owl-themed pajamas:

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We continued north and east to overnight at the Walmart of Santa Fe.  See the trip map for today’s drive and our current location.

Day 949: Airport Homeschool
Day 951: Pecos NHP

2 thoughts on “Day 950: Another Concrete Arrow, Petroglyph NM

  1. It’s exciting to be a part of your journey. I get naches every time you locate a new arrow. Thank you for sharing it with us.

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