Driving through Capitol Gorge on the way to the Capitol Gorge trailhead.
Hiking into Capitol Gorge at the start of the trailhead.
Petroglyphs at least 1,000 years old in Capitol Gorge.
Approaching one of the narrow sections of Capitol Gorge. The names of early telegraph workers are etched in the upper right.
Pioneer inscriptions from the late 19th century in Capitol Gorge
One of "the tanks", pools of water on an offshoot trail climbing above Capitol Gorge
"The Tanks", high above Capitol Gorge, are naturally occuring pools of water that cascade down the canyon, through an arch, and onto the canyon floor. A hiker is visible down below.
The dry wash of Capitol Gorge.
Eroded pockets in the wall of Capitol Gorge.
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