Pictographs, Lower Calf Creek Falls trail, Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Utah, USA.
Pictographs: across the canyon from Lower Calf Creek Falls trail, see three large figures painted with red pigment at the bottom of a smooth wall streaked with desert varnish. (Pictographs are painted images while petroglyphs are carved or pecked into the rock surface.) Typical of Fremont style rock art, these images have trapezoidal shape, depictions of arms and legs, and elaborate head dresses. Their meaning is unknown and subject to speculation. Hike Lower Calf Creek Falls trail 6 miles round trip (600 feet gain), in Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Utah, USA. Directions: From the town of Escalante, drive 15 miles east on Scenic Byway 12 to Calf Creek Recreation Area day-use parking and campground.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download