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Top 200 Places: Pictographs of Painted Rocks

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Pictographs of Painted Rocks
Box 186/On H 83
Paint Rock,
Texas 76866

Thought to be anywhere from 200 to 500 years old with evidence of occupation of more than a thousand years, this unique museum and art gallery of the past features over 1,600 ancient paintings, and can be viewed from a path below. Visitors should call ahead for an appointment to make sure that someone will be there. Dogs are allowed, but they must be hound, human, and farm animal friendly. There is a short drive either with the curator or to follow in your own vehicle. They ask that pets remain in the vehicle while registering for the tour and so other animals can be put inside if necessary. Dogs must be well mannered, kept short leashed, and under their owner’s control at all times.

Top 200 Places, with tens of thousands of places listed to take your dog to, will be releasing on it’s Dog News blog, Facebook page and on Twitter a list of 200 Top Places that you can take your dog in the U.S. and Canada. This list, while intended to highlight top places that are especially pet-friendly, is not designed to be the absolutely top 200 places that we could find, but a sampling of the top places so that all regions, types of attractions, hotels, B&Bs, vacation rentals, parks, beaches, shopping and more can be considered. No doubt each of you will find many other places not on this list or our full list of dog-friendly places at Please let us know about them by commenting on the blog or emailing us at You can also let us and our readers know if you agree or disagree with the selections, or your experiences there. Please keep in mind that places often change their policies regarding dogs and thus may have different policies at any time in the future.

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