V-Bar-V Heritage Site

Come see the largest known and best preserved petroglyph site in the Verde Valley. V-Bar-V is named for the brand used on the original ranch at that location. Purchased by the Coconino National Forest in 1994, the site is protected and kept open to visitors to enjoy and learn more about our national cultural heritage.

History & Nature

V-Bar-V is the largest petroglyph site among many in the Red Rock Country and is located near Beaver Creek Campground in Rimrock, Arizona. There are more than 1,000 images carved in the rocks among 13 panels.

Things To Do

Both the Verde Valley Archaeological Society and the Friends of the Forest provide interpretive tours and on-site management, so you can get extra insight into the significance and meaning of the carvings.

Hotels, Lodging & Camping

Pitch a tent in one of the nearby campgrounds where you can gaze at the stars late into the night. Or, stay in one of the Sedona area hotels and enjoy nearby restaurants and shops.

Hours & Pricing

Open Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

* Please verify hours on the website.

Requires the Red Rock Pass or America the Beautiful Pass for all parked cars.

For More Information

Red Rock Heritage Sites
PO Box 20429
Sedona, AZ 86341
(928) 203-2900

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