Petroglyphs at Sproat Lake Provincial Park – Vancouver Island

Petroglyphs at Sproat Lake Provincial Park – Vancouver Island

After a short 7-10 min walk from the parking lot, you’ll come to the end of the trail, which leads you onto a dock outstretched onto the water where you will face a small rock cliff with the petroglyphs, named K’ak’awinon.  There are 9 designs in total and  historically, it was the Hupacasath First Nations that occupied this region.

Its hard to date petroglyphs due to erosion, but its accepted by the professionals that these particular designs could be as old as 10000 – 14000 years old.  

Could you imagine being the person that discovered these and the excitement it would have brought?! …  Meanwhile a few hundred feet away, some guy with hand tools is walking away….. 😉 

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