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Pine Springs Wash




Plate 1438X. Pine Spring Wash 1961 – 2007 Viewed east-northeast to where the Kolob road crosses Pine Spring Wash in Zion National Park. Erosion has declined and the wash is more vegetated today than it was in earlier times. Note the loose sand in the 1961 image and the absence of such today. Ponderosa pine, oak, and mountain brush have all increased. The fences have been removed, as the area is no longer grazed by livestock. The road has been paved.

Photo Information:

Original photograph (Zion 7614) taken by Joe McCabe on June 19, 1961; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 21, 2007 - - Photo No. 5813-4. Original photograph held by the National Park Service, Zion National Park, Springdale, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Conifer, Mountain Brush


South West: Section 34, Range 11 West, Township 39 South; UTM 314948 E, 4135555 N; elevation 6,498 ft.

January 2018