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Hemet, California: Maze Stone - Mysterious Petroglyph

Maze-like prehistoric carving in a rock, purpose unknown, on a hill west of town. Discovered in 1914, when authorities declared it to be over 2,000 years old. Some say ancient Chinese explorers did it.

Maze Stone County Park

California Ave., Hemet, CA
West of town in Reinhardt Canyon. Hwy 74 to California Ave. Follow for 3 miles to end. Park near gate, walk on the road up the hill. The stone is within chain link fences.
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Maze Stone - Mysterious Petroglyph

From the gate, the Maze Stone is a 2/10s of a mile uphill walk on an old asphalt road with gravel and weeds. It is located among weeds a short distance off on the right, behind two security fences.

[Joe Kleinsmith, 05/06/2018]
Maze Stone - Mysterious Petroglyph

At the end of the road and up the paved and little used road. Off to the right surrounded by chain link fence. Apparently abandoned by County Park Service.

[John Kracha, 06/27/2016]
Maze Stone - Mysterious Petroglyph

The walk is about a mile on a dry, secluded gravel road. We couldn't get too close to the stone because of plant overgrowth around the fence. Beautiful scenery though.

[Jennifer, 08/13/2015]

Maze Stone.

Maze Stone - Petroglyph

You cannot park near the stone any more, but it was a beautiful walk just as the sun was peeking over the foothills, lots of quail.

[Rob, 04/04/2012]

Maze Stone.

Maze Stone - Petroglyph

A petroglyph of unknown origin graces a small mountain area. Some people call the glyphs everything from old remnants of Cascadians to religious symbols. Take Hwy 74 to the end of California Ave.

[Todd, 04/08/2010]

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