CA, Death Valley

Stockyard Rock

Out in Death Valley there is a rock a friend told me about a long, long time ago. I'd been wanting to visit it for some time but never stopped to check it out. So, in early 2021 I finally did.

What's so special about this rock in Death Valley? It has a mysterious historical inscription on it. It basically reads: "Well, this looks like the stockyard." There might be a bit more but I'm not sure.

What is equally odd is there doesn't seem to have been a corral or enclosure here. The rock overlooks a broad wash. There is a bit of mining activity nearby but I don't know why this rock is here. There are no other carvings nearby.

Another mystery of Death Valley.

I've been asked not to give directions to this site. Enjoy my photos.

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Guy has hiked the deserts and mountains of the southwestern U.S. for more than twenty-five years. In that time, he has found hidden and remote locations that don't see many visitors.
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