Sloan Canyon Petroglyphs

Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area’s 48,438 acres provide peace and solitude for those who visit the unique scenic and geologic features and extraordinary cultural resources. The centerpiece of the area is the Sloan Canyon Petroglyph Site, one of the most significant cultural resources in Southern Nevada. Archeologists believe the more than 300 rock art panels with 1,700 individual design elements were created by native cultures from the Archaic to historic era.

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Sloan Canyon Petroglyphs
Sloan Canyon Petroglyphs
BLM Nevada

Accessibility Description (ABA/ADA)

The trail is not accessible

Adventure is at Your Fingertips


Geographic Coordinates

35.91634444, -115.12562222


From St. Rose Parkway: 1) Turn south on Executive Airport Drive. 2) Continue straight as Executive Airport Drive turns into Via Inspirada and curves sharply changing into Bicentennial Pkwy. 3) Turn right onto Via Firenze. 4) Turn left onto Savella Ave. 5) Turn right back onto Via Firenze. Paved road ends at Democracy Dr. 6) Turn right onto Democracy Dr. Democracy at this point is an unpaved, graveled road. Follow a short distance until you get to Nawghaw Poa Road, the first paved road to your left. 7) Turn left onto Nawghaw Poa Road. Trailhead and visitor contact station is at the end of this road. ***PLEASE NOTE*** This area is under construction and these directions may change without notice.