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Red Canyon




Plate 143X. Red Canyon 1921-2003 Viewed east to the mouth of Red Canyon. Utah Highway 12 has been widened and paved. Various motels and other establishments have been built to accommodate tourists traveling to Bryce Canyon National Park. The vehicles in the retake are vintage autos on tour. Pinyon and juniper have increased on the distant hillsides.

Photo Information:

U.S. Geological Survey photograph taken by R.C. Moore (No. 140) in 1921; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 23, 2003 - - Photo No. 5171-2. Original photograph held by U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library, Denver, CO.

Vegetative Community:

Pinyon, Juniper, Sagebrush


South West: Section 24, Range 5 West, Township 35 South; UTM 379500 E, 4178700 N; elevation 6,760 ft.

January 2018