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Long Valley




Plate 530X. Long Valley 1931 – 2004 Viewed northeast to the East Fork of the Virgin River in Long Valley about one half-mile above McDonald Canyon. Ponderosa pine has increased despite selective logging. Pinyon and juniper have also increased, but willows have declined along the East Fork. The stream has not down-cut. The irrigated pasture in the foreground is primarily sedges, rushes, and Kentucky bluegrass.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph (264943) taken by Reed W. Bailey in 1931; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 30, 2004 - - Photo No. 5353-21A. Original photograph held by the Utah Historical Society, Reed W. Bailey Collection (Box 5), Salt Lake City, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Conifer, Pinyon, Juniper, Riparian, Wet Meadow


South West: Section 20, Range 6 West, Township 39 South; UTM 363100 E, 4141500 N; elevation 6,860 ft.

January 2018