Location and Hours

Photo of visitors at the Deer Valley Petroglyph PreserveNOW OPEN

The Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve is an archaeology museum and 47-acre Sonoran Desert preserve, and home to the largest concentration of Native American petroglyphs in the Phoenix area.

Please note last admission to the trail is 3:45 p.m.



Photo of the Canyon Records exhibit at DVPPNEW EXHIBIT – now on display

One World, Many Voices: The Artistry of Canyon Records

Photographer Robert Doyle captures the essence of North American indigenous people through his mastery of portrait photography. The history of Canyon Records, one of the oldest independent record labels in the music industry, comes alive through the depiction of the artists and their incredible talent to connect us to their cultural heritage through music.


Jay Begaye posing with a drumEvent – March 17, 2018

Archaeology Festival – Saturday, March 17, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Free Admission

Come and join us as we celebrate Culture and Traditional Lifeways and Technologies of the Southwest at our annual Archaeology Festival at the Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve.



Read the ASU Now story on Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve, "A fantastic place to hang out for 5,000 years"

Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve, Center for Archaeology & Society


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For more information:
Richard Toon, Center for Archaeology and Society Co-Director