Jeffers Petroglyphs is a living sacred site that has been used by various cultural groups for thousands of years. Today many of the people whose ancestors are known to have lived in this area - the Ioway, Cheyenne and Dakota peoples - come to pray here. Visitors to the site find a story of North American peoples that cannot be told anywhere else in an authentic, meaningful and effective manner.
Rock, prairie and people define Jeffers Petroglyphs. Explore the following pages to help you better understand this revered place.
Jeffers Petroglyphs staff worked with Dakota elders in 2009 to record the history of this sacred place. Explore their stories: