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Pasture Point




Plate 1289X. Pasture Point 1934 – 2006 Viewed southwest across Sheep Creek and Swamp Canyon from “Pasture Point” in Bryce Canyon National Park. Woody vegetation and forest fuels have increased dramatically. This includes ponderosa pine, Douglas fir, white fir, spruce, oakbrush, shinney-leaf manzanita, birchleaf mountain mahogany, and Utah serviceberry. The Park Service has conducted a small prescribed burn on the distant ridge.

Photo Information:

Original photograph taken by Plair (No. 11) on June 1, 1934; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 25, 2006 - - Photo No. 5673-22. Original photograph (Acc. 397, Cat. 3935, Photo 11) held by the National Park Service, Bryce Canyon National Park, Bryce Canyon, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Conifer, Mountain Brush


South West: Section 18, Range 4 West, Township 37 South; UTM 394200 E, 4160200 N; elevation 8,320 ft.

January 2018