The Canyon County Board of Commissioners announced Monday that the county has obtained the historic Map Rock, a 34-acre site approximately six miles from Highway 45 on Map Rock Road near Melba.
The acquisition was made possible from a land trade with Farm Development Corporation. The Canyon County Parks, Recreation and Waterways Department will now have the opportunity to develop educational programs and site improvements to allow families, scouts and other visitors to fully enjoy one of the greatest and most well-known petroglyph panels in Idaho, according to a press release issued by county spokesperson Joe Decker.
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