Petroglyph Park in Nanaimo is located at 990-960 Trans Canada Highway, Nanaimo BC. Telephone number (250) 474-1336 this park celebrates the local cultural heritage shining through the many petroglyphs made over 1000 years ago by First Nations artists. Found near natural features in a landscape of caves, waterfalls and rock formations, educational information on the history and interpretation of the glyphs is available near the parking lot. The petroglyphs are thought to be territorial markers and commemorative in nature. Access to the park in this protected area is daytime only. Replica castings facilitate the taking of rubbings.