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Bryce Canyon Snow Course




Plate 1277X. Bryce Canyon Snow Course 1936 – 2006 Viewed south to the start of the snow course north of Bryce Canyon Lodge in Bryce Canyon National Park. The building in the 1936 image was the old ranger station, which has since been removed. Bitterbrush has increased, while native grasses have declined. Ponderosa pine has increased. Note the snow survey sign on the tree nearest the camera in the retake.

Photo Information:

Original photograph (NRCS-194) taken on September 9, 1936; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 24, 2006 - - Photo No. 5668-27. Original photograph held by the Snow Survey Supervisor, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Salt Lake City, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Mountain Brush, Conifer


South West: Section 36, Range 4 West, Township 36 South; UTM 397050 E, 4165200 N; elevation 7,910 ft.

January 2018