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Pine Creek




Plate 1235X. Pine Creek 1872 – 2006 Viewed northeast up Pine Creek near the entrance to The Box north of Escalante, Utah. Vegetation change appears to be minimal. Willows, river birch, and cottonwoods are common along Pine Creek, while ponderosa pine occupy drier sites in the narrow valley. There has been slight increase in pinyon and juniper.

Photo Information:

Original photograph taken by John Hillers (No. 825a) in 1872; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 21, 2006 - - Photo No. 5654-2A. Original photograph held by the U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library, Denver, CO.

Vegetative Community:

Riparian, Conifer, Pinyon, Juniper


South West: Section 12, Range 2 East, Township 34 South; UTM 444350 E, 4190600 N; elevation 6,600 ft.

January 2018