RDR2 All Rock Faces Collectibles Locations Map

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Red Dead Redemption II: All Rock Carvings Locations Guide

So, Arthur, you want to find the locations of all Rock Carvings in Red Dead Redemption 2? No worries cowboy, because if you follow our Red Dead Redemption II Rock Carvings Locations Guide below, you will be able to find them faster than you can pull the trigger.

Now, that you know how to activate the associated Stranger Mission, named Geology for Beginners, it’s time to mount your horse and start riding following the locations on our map below.

If you did not read the details outlined in our Geology for Beginners walkthrough, make sure you do that; otherwise, you won’t be able to mail all the coordinates to Francis Sinclair.

Assuming you are ready to find these strange collectibles, here are several tips to help you move faster. If you already unlocked the Fast Travel option, use it whenever you can.

Stick to the order on our RDR2 Rock Carvings locations map because it follows the same order as our text guide.

A good idea is to fully explore each area because in Red Dead Redemption 2 there are multiple collectibles you can find. Some of them (such as Chests and Lock Boxes) are very well hidden, while others (Dreamcatchers) will unlock unique rewards. Combine our guides and use each map we have created for you.

Keep in mind that there is no need to return to the Post Office after each Rock Carving you discover. The coordinates will be stored in your journal and you can mail them all at once.

When you do that, fast forward the in-game time (sleep) by at least 24 hours to receive a letter from Francis Sinclair and all other associated rewards.

Travel to his house to find out the ending of the mission and don’t forget to take the Old Brass Compass from the table inside the house. You need this item to craft the Raven Claw Talisman.

Finally, if by any chance you have questions regarding these Red Dead Redemption 2 collectibles, post them in the comments section below, or on our social media pages (FacebookTwitterInstagram).

RDR2 All Rock Faces Collectibles Locations Map

Red Dead Redemption 2 All Rock Carvings Locations Map

1 – Horseshoe Overlook Rock Carving

South-west from Horseshoe Overlook is the first Red Dead Redemption 2 Rock Carving marked on our map. Look for it on the mountain wall close to the burned village. It is several steps south-west from the village that was destroyed by flames.

In our picture, you can see Arthur looking at the Rock Carving. Simply approach the carving by climbing the ledge under it, and inspect the collectible.

RDR2 Horseshoe Overlook Rock Carving Location

Red Dead Redemption 2 Horseshoe Overlook Rock Carving/Face Location

2 – Heartland Overflow Rock Carving

Directly south from Moonstone Pond is a rocky plateau from which you can see Heartland Overflow. The plateau is very accessible and there are two sharp edges on top of it.

On one of them, you can find the Rock Carving which looks similar to a pyramid.

RDR2 Heartland Overflow Rock Carving Location

Red Dead Redemption 2 Heartland Overflow Rock Carving/Face Location

3 – Roanoke Ridge Rock Carving

East of Deer Cottage is another Rock Carving you need to find. It is fairly easy to spot, being close to the road and the cottage aforementioned.

Look for a large plain rock near the top of Roanoke Ridge and you should spot the carving facing the road.

RDR2 Roanoke Ridge Rock Carving Location

Red Dead Redemption 2 Roanoke Ridge Rock Carving/Face Location

4 – Elysian Pool Rock Carving

The Rock Carving near Elysian Pool is probably the easiest to find. Look for the wooden bridge over the small river, and right in front of you, on the right side of the road is the rock face. In the picture below, you can see Arthur aiming it.

While you are in the area, don’t forget to loot the hidden lockbox under the log bridge (marked with 33 in our Red Dead Redemption 2 Chests & Lockboxes Locations Guide).

RDR2 Elysian Pool Rock Carving Location

Red Dead Redemption 2 Elysian Pool Rock Carving/Face Location

5 – Bacchus Station Rock Carving

When you reach the top of the mountain marked on our RDR2 Rock Carvings locations map, you should see a large train bridge on the other side of Dakota River.

While looking at the bridge, look for a way to descend. Several steps below is the collectible.

The rock ledge is facing the river and the train bridge mentioned above. Remember this location, because the path above the Rock Carving will lead you to the High Stakes Treasure and to 3 Gold Bars.

RDR2 Bacchus Station Rock Carving Location

Red Dead Redemption 2 Bacchus Station Rock Carving/Face Location

6 – Cumberland Forest Rock Carving

The Red Dead Redemption 2 Rock Carving in Cumberland Forest is located on a ledge beneath the peak of the mountain marked on our map above.

While searching the area you should see a bridge made of ropes and wood. The said bridge is over Dakota River and it is placed directly under the Rock Carving. To reach it, simply travel to the top of the mountain, and then look for a path that allows you to descend.

RDR2 Cumberland Forest Rock Carving Location

Red Dead Redemption 2 Cumberland Forest Rock Carving/Face Location

7 – Whinyard Strait Rock Carving

Fairly easy to find, the Whinyard Strait Rock Carving is located just several steps north from the wooden bridge over the river of the same name.

While standing on the bridge, look north (from where the river flows) and you should see it on the left side.

RDR2 Whinyard Strait Rock Carving Location

Red Dead Redemption 2 Whinyard Strait Rock Carving/Face Location

8 – Mount Hagen Rock Carving

On the right side of the road leading to the top of Mount Hagen, is another Rock Carving. It is quite easy to spot if you follow our map and remain on the road.

The rock carving (pictured below) is similar to a blimp. Several steps away from it is an abandoned cabin.

RDR2 Mount Hagen Rock Carving Location

Red Dead Redemption 2 Mount Hagen Rock Carving/Face Location

9 – Mount Shann Rock Carving

The ninth Rock Face or Rock Carving is quite difficult to find being on a ledge just under the peak of Mount Shann.

Travel to the location on our map and when you reach the said peak; look for multiple green bushes. Right under them, descend carefully and check the wall of the mountain pictured below.

RDR2 Mount Shann Rock Carving Location

Red Dead Redemption 2 Mount Shann Rock Carving/Face Location

10 – Owanjila Lake Rock Carving

The tenth RDR2 Rock Carving is located on the south-western shore of Owanjila Lake.

You can spot it on a large rock in an area with several smaller rocks in the water. Simply check our map above and the picture below. Approach and inspect the collectible.

RDR2 Owanjila Lake Rock Carving Location

Red Dead Redemption 2 Owanjila Lake Rock Carving/Face Location