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Grass Valley




Plate 689X. Grass Valley 1948 – 2004 Viewed northwest across Grass Valley. The area was root-plowed and reseeded with crested wheatgrass in 1944 to improve range conditions, but today the site is being reinvaded by mountain big sage. Pinyon and juniper have increased in the distance.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph (unnumbered) taken on October 10, 1948; retake by Darrell McMahon on June 4, 2004 - - Photo No. DM-20-32. Original photograph held by Southern Utah University Archives and Special Collections, Cedar City, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Dry Meadow, Pinyon, Juniper, Sagebrush


South West: Section 30, Range 14 West, Township 38 South; UTM 280643 E, 4147388 N; elevation 6,896 ft.

January 2018