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Oak Creek




Plate 1234X. Oak Creek 1934 – 2006 Viewed east-northeast near the mouth of Oak Creek in Zion National Park. This is a government housing area for Park Service employees. Cottonwoods, all of which were planted, have increased in height and now block the distant view. Pinyon and juniper have increased on the talus slopes.

Photo Information:

Original photograph taken ca. 1934; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 10, 2006 - - Photo No. 5651-33. Original photograph (Zion 7232) held by the National Park Service, Zion National Park, Springdale, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Pinyon, Juniper


South West: Section 21, Range 10 West, Township 41 South; UTM 323750 E, 4119850 N; elevation 4,040 ft.

January 2018