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Pine Creek Valley




Plate 1182X. Pine Creek Valley 1930 – 2006 Viewed west down Pine Creek Valley in Zion National Park. The original photograph was taken 100 yards west of Carl’s Bend (Garate 1989) during construction of the Zion-Mount Carmel Road (Utah Highway 9). The road-cut and fill have naturally revegetated with rubber rabbitbrush and cheatgrass. Pinyon, juniper, Utah serviceberry, and turbinella oak have increased.

Photo Information:

Original photograph taken ca. 1930; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 4, 2006 - - Photo No. 5628-32. Original photograph (Zion 13554) held by the National Park Service, Zion National Park, Springdale, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Pinyon, Juniper, Mountain Brush


South West: Section 23, Range 10 West, Township 41 South; UTM 326300 E, 4120300 N; elevation 4,440 ft.

January 2018