Sanilac Petroglyphs Historic State Park(redirected from Sanilac Petroglyphs State Park)
Sanilac Petroglyphs Historic State Park
Location:In Sanilac County, off Germania Road in Ubly, near Bad Axe.
Activities:Hiking, cross-country skiing.
Special Features:Etched into a sandstone outcrop by Native American artists 300 to 1,000 years ago, the carvings depict panthers, deer, an archer, and more. They were discovered after forest fires swept the Lower Peninsula in 1881 and are the only known ancient petroglyphs in Michigan. They are very fragile and are available for viewing only via a use permit. The area containing the petroglyphic rock is fenced and is generally closed to the public, but the trail is open year round.
Address:c/o Sleeper State Park
6573 State Park Rd
Caseville, MI 48725
Size: 240 acres.
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