Mountain Press Publishing Missoula Montana

Rock Art Savvy

The Responsible Visitor's Guide to Public Sites of the Southwest


Media: Paperback

Item #: 450   Price: $16.00
ISBN: 0-87842-510-1
Pages: 256   Size: 6 x 9

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This user-friendly guide describes more than 100 rock art sites in Arizona, southern California, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, and western Texas, with a special section on Baja California, Mexico. Rock Art Savvy shows both novices and seasoned rock art aficionados how to get the most from their visits. Part 1 is devoted to general information about rock art and the people who created it. Part 2 provides state-by-state listings, including directions to, descriptions of, and contact information for each site. With the idea that the best way to protect these fragile treasures is to increase public awareness, Rock Art Savvy encourages people to visit sites, allowing them to see the beauty of rock art while respecting the sites’ integrity. Curious travelers, amateur archaeologists, students of indigenous American cultures, and rock art enthusiasts of every level will find wisdom and delight in this handy guide.