|Paleo Indian metate. |
The surface is very smooth where they ground their nuts and acorns
|Our knowledgeable guide talking about the little understood petroglyphs.|
They were created about 800 to 900 years ago.
Mr. Olsen was an early Swedish miner who settled here. He and partners worked an onyx mine about 7 miles up the canyon.
|The remains of his home|
|Willows grow where there is water.|
This large, smart car size boulder, was carried 9 miles down the canyon by flash floods. It was calculated this required a flood of 200,000 second feet of water. This means 200,000 cubic feet of water passing a point every second.