Reef Bay Petroglyph Trail
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16. The Petroglyph Trail
0.2 miles. Time: 15 minutes, round trip. Difficulty:
1. Trailhead: This trail starts 1.5 miles, or about
fifty minutes, from the beginning of the Reef Bay Trail on Centerline
Road . The trailhead is marked and much of the path borders an old stone
After a 5-minute
walk from the main Reef Bay Trail, the path leads to a small freshwater
pool formed by a gut, or streambed, known as the Living Gut.
In the rainy season, you can sometimes enjoy the view of a waterfall.
are difficult to see, only faint impressions in the rock
at the pool waterline. They vary in shape, style and location and it's
likely that each new group of inhabitants left their own graffiti.
The first inhabitants
lived in the Reef Bay Valley around 3,000 years ago. They were hunter-gatherers
who were replaced by an agricultural group that arrived about 1,000
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