The main section of the Wolfman Panel with a tall slender anthropomorph, two birds, a wolf print, two orb and other figures
The Wolfman Panel is fascinating both for its precise artwork as well as its interesting figures. The easy access and short hiking distance make this site a popular spot for rock art enthusiasts passing through the Bluff and Mexican Hat area.
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- Distance: 0.8 miles (round trip) to Wolfman Panel
1.4 miles (round trip) to Small Ruins
- Elevation: 4,530-ft. at Trailhead
4,387-ft. at Wolfman Panel
4,360-ft. at Small Ruins
- Elevation Gain: -143-ft. to Wolfman Panel
-170-ft. to Small Ruins
- Difficulty: easy-moderate
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Bluff / Mexican Hat / Southeast Utah
Why Hike Wolfman Panel
This short, moderately-easy hike leads to a fascinating panel of petroglyphs. The talented artist(s) who created the panel pecked precise figures with well executed details. Images include human-like forms with hands and feet, birds, a shield, a mask, a plant and a number of curious objects.
Beyond the panel the trail drops to a small ruin in an alcove across the wash. The alcove includes a small panel of petroglyphs and one structure in relatively good shape.
The trailhead for the site is just a mile off the main highway, making it an easily accessible site.
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