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Discover, Enjoy, and Protect Cultural Resourecs


The History Mystery Looking GlassAmerica’s public lands illuminate our nation’s rich past — from ancient Native American campsites, to the homes of pioneer settlers, to historic mines. But our cultural resources areat risk from looting/vandalism, natural deterioration, and accidental damage by visitors.


• Walk “lightly” using existing routes, and avoid disturbing artifacts.
• Respect all sites: many are considered sacred.
• Taking artifacts is illegal! Observe, sketch, or photograph objectsof interest, but leave them undisturbed.
• Touching rock art leaves body oils that speed deterioration.
• Avoid climbing on structure walls.
• Camp 200+ yards from cultural sites.
• Report damage to a BLM ranger, local authorities, or the ArchaeologicalResources Protection Act hotline (1-800-242-ARPA).

 

 

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Last updated: 10-23-2009