After seeing the ancient Bristlecone Pines, I wanted to get back to Nevada. Too many people in Owens Valley. I didn’t know that Highway 395 in California was a four-lane road, that Bishop had many stoplights, and that gas stations were in all the towns. I skedaddled back to Nevada and settled in at Lahontan State Park River Campground. So much better.
I drove over to Grimes Point to see a few things I had heard about. There is a petroglyph site that is adjacent to Highway 50 and southeast of Fallon. An easy stop. A five-minute walk and you start seeing petroglyphs. I was able to leave my old dog in the truck with the windows down and watch him as I viewed the petroglyphs.Continue reading