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Red Hills Bench




Plate 793X. Red Hills Bench 1937 – 2004 Viewed northeast on the bench below Red Hills east of Newcastle, Utah. The 1937 image was taken after the area had been burned. Pinyon and juniper have increased as have sagebrush, Mormon tea, and four-wing saltbrush. Grasses include squirreltail, Indian ricegrass, and western wheatgrass.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph (unnumbered) taken in April 1937; retake by Darrell McMahon on August 19, 2004 - - Photo No. DM-66-15. Original photograph held by Southern Utah University Archives and Special Collections, Cedar City, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Pinyon, Juniper, Sagebrush


South West: Section 28, Range 14 West, Township 36 South; UTM 285252 E, 4168505 N; elevation 5,914 ft.

January 2018