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Judaculla Rock, a boulder measuring forty-eight feet around and covered with petroglyphs, sits near Carney Creek in Jackson County. The rock is the largest example of a petroglyph in North Carolina. How old the petroglyphs are, who carved them, and what their meaning is, is unknown.
It lies at the end of Caney Fork Road in Jackson County. It measures approximately 15 feet long and 10 feet wide. Every square inch of it is covered with petroglyphs; all are deeply etched and no two are alike. It is thought to be 5,000 years old. It's Judaculla Rock, one of North Carolina's most intriguing attractions. Clyne discusses the rock and some theories about its markings.