Places to See
More than 4,500 cultural resources are recorded in this region, including significant archaeological and historic sites, historic roads and trails, and properties of traditional cultural important to Native American tribes, such as rock art, rock shelters, and other archaeological sites. The BLM identifies, preserves and protects significant cultural resources to ensure they are available for appropriate uses by present and future generations.
Native Americans occupied the Jarbidge area more than 12,000 years ago. The geologic landforms provided habitation as well as habitat for a variety of food sources used by the indigenous people including elk, bighorn sheep, mule deer, pronghorn, other fish and wildlife, and a wide variety of plants used as food, for medicinal purposes, twine, and other uses.