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Paria River




Plate 440X. Paria River 1918 – 2004 Viewed west across the Paria River from the old Paria Townsite. Woody riparian vegetation, primarily cottonwood, willows, tamarisk, and Russian olive, is more abundant today than in the past, despite yearly use by livestock. The area was actively being grazed by longhorn cattle in 2004.

Photo Information:

Original photograph taken by H.E. Gregory (No. 379) in 1918; retake by Charles E. Kay on May 15, 2004 - - Photo No. 5305-26A. Original photograph held by the U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library, Denver, CO.

Vegetative Community:



South West: Section 18, Range 1 West, Township 41 South; UTM 415450 E, 4122900 N; elevation 4,740 ft.

January 2018