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Red Canyon




Plate 1247X. Red Canyon 1929 – 2006 Viewed north to the balanced rocks in Red Canyon near the Forest Service Visitor Center. Pinyon, juniper, and ponderosa pine have increased. This view is 100 yards west of the visitor center, and is similar to Plates 134x, 136x, and 1246x.

Photo Information:

Original photograph taken by Grant (BC-4a) on September 25, 1929; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 22, 2006 - - Photo No. 5658-22. Original photograph (Zion 12366) held by the National Park Service, Zion National Park, Springdale, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Pinyon, Juniper, Conifer


South West: Section 27, Range 4½ West, Township 35 South; UTM 384000 E, 4178000 N; elevation 7,215 ft.

January 2018