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Nipple Lake




Plate 458X. Nipple Lake 1932 – 2004 Viewed southwest to the outlet of Nipple Lake - - see Plate 457x. No Mans Mesa (7,200 ft.) is on the right skyline. A low dam has been built across the outlet to eliminate headwall cutting and to raise the lake level. The arroyo has naturally revegetated despite continued cattle grazing. Pinyon and juniper have increased in the distance. The area around the lake, which is private property, had not been grazed by cattle in 2004.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph (270614) taken by Reed W. Bailey in 1932; retake by Charles E. Kay on May 17, 2004 - - Photo No. 5317-19. Original photograph held by the Utah Historical Society, Reed W. Bailey Collection (Box 5), Salt Lake City, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Pinyon, Juniper, Riparian


South West: Section 29, Range 2 West, Township 40 South; UTM 406550 E, 4128670 N; elevation 5,560 ft.

January 2018