Potwisha Pictographs Loop

Three Rivers, California 93271

Potwisha Pictographs Loop

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Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Although the Potwisha Pictographs Loop is not much of a hike by most standards, visitors of all ages will enjoy this very short trip to the banks of Middle Fork Kaweah River and back. The easy half-mile jaunt leads past a fine display of Native American bedrock mortars and pictographs, where women of the Monache tribe ground nuts and seeds and left behind pictorial representations of their culture. During the warmer months, sandy beaches and granite slabs along the picturesque river offer swimmers and sunbathers a fine haven, where the waters of the Middle Fork glide over slabs, tumble through cataracts, and swirl through delightful pools.

A wood suspension bridge over the river is of special interest to the young and young at heart, although children should be closely supervised at all times; the river can be quite treacherous when swollen with snowmelt from the mountains above."

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Trail Information

Three Rivers
Nearby City
200 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
30 minutes
Year-round. Best: Spring
Sequoia National Park
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Dec 2018