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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Sinagua equinox event

V-Bar-V Heritage Site Fall Equinox Hike & Presentation

Ancient peoples of the Verde Valley were consumate astronomers who left a treasure trove of solar calendars and other etchings in the russet sandstone around Beaver Creek.  This Sunday, researcher and author Ken Zoll will be speaking on the petroglyphs of  V Bar V and hosting the autumnal equinox LIVE as it  passes over one of the site's Sinagua sunwatchers.  This is a rare opportunity to see both earth science and archeological research in action.  The hike is an easy 1 mile roundtrip.

WHEN:  Sunday Sept 22, 2013
TIME: 1 p.m.
FEE: $5 per vehicle or valid Red Rock of Federal Interagency Pass
Take I17 north to the Sedona exit 198, turn right and go 2.8 miles on FR618 to the site.
Red Rock Ranger District, Coconino National Forest, 

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