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Red Canyon




Plate 1241X. Red Canyon 1929 – 2006 Viewed west to the eastern-most tunnel in Red Canyon. Utah Highway 12 has been widened and paved. The boulders on top of the tunnel are still in their original position. Pinyon, juniper, ponderosa pine, and spruce have increased. This is similar to Plate 131x.

Photo Information:

Original photograph taken by Grant (BC-8) on September 25, 1929; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 22, 2006 - - Photo No. 5654-35A. Original photograph (Zion 12366) held by the National Park Service, Zion National Park, Springdale, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Pinyon, Juniper, Conifer


South West: Section 26, Range 4½ West, Township 35 South; UTM 385920 E, 4177500 N; elevation 7,400 ft.

January 2018