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Rock Canyon




Plate 1053X. Rock Canyon 1957 – 2005 Viewed west along line one of the Parker Three-Step Transect in Rock Canyon. The area has been reseeded and is mostly smooth brome, crested wheatgrass, and intermediate wheatgrass. The site was actively being grazed by cattle in 2005. Despite selective logging, ponderosa pine has increased, as have juniper and rubber rabbitbrush.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph (unnumbered) taken in 1957; retake by Charles E. Kay on August 7, 2005 - - Photo No. 5523-36. Original photographs, negatives, and narrative reports held in the range files on the Cedar City Ranger District, Dixie National Forest, Cedar City, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Dry Meadow, Conifer, Juniper


South West: Section 17, Range 6 West, Township 36 South; UTM 364000 E, 4171700 N; elevation 7,620 ft.

January 2018