The 31 handprints and other pictographs in this natural shelter show that this area was used around the same time that the large Fremont village on nearby Five Finger Ridge was occupied.
The handprints were created by applying natural pigments to the palm and fingers of the of the hanf and pressing the hand against the rock wall. Three colors were used: reddish orange, ox-blood red and mustard orange. The varying sizes of the prints suggest that many individuals made them. Fourteen are from right hands, sixteen are from left hands and one is undetermined.
The handprints and other pictographs in the cave are fragile and irreplaceable. Bars were installed to protect this one-of-a-kind resource.