Potwisha Pictographs Loop Professional Guide
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."