ⓘ Free online encyclopedia. Did you know? page 385

Bryce Canyon National Park Scenic Trails Historic District

The Bryce Canyon National Park Scenic Trails Historic District comprises the trail system that was developed to allow day hikers to view or to descend into Bryce Canyon National Parks natural amphitheater of eroded sandstone hoodoos from the deve ...

Riggs Spring Fire Trail

The Riggs Spring Fire Trail, also known as the Riggs Spring Loop Trail, was built in Bryce Canyon National Park in 1936 to provide access to the parks backcountry for fire suppression crews. The approximately 8-mile trail is significant for its a ...

Under-the-Rim Trail

The Under-the-Rim Trail is a 22.9-mile hiking trail in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah. The trail was established by the National Park Service to provide access to the portions of the park located below the rim of the Paunsaugunt Plateau, whose ...

Cave Springs Cowboy Camp

Cave Springs Cowboy Camp was a line camp operated by the Scorup-Sommerville Cattle Company in what would become Canyonlands National Park, Utah. The site consists of a cave-like shelter under a rock overhang on the side of a small canyon. The can ...

D.C.C. & P. Inscription "B"

Inscription "B" is a survey mark that was left at the confluence of the Colorado and Green rivers in Utah in 1889 by the Robert Brewster Stanton party as they surveyed a railway route. The inscription reads: STA 84. 89 50 D. S. &S. amp.With. R. R ...

Denis Julien Inscription (San Juan County, Utah)

The Denis Julien Inscription is a rock-carved graffito purportedly left by French- American trapper Denis Julien in southern Utah when he was traveling in the area in the late 1830s or early 1840s, one of the first Europeans to enter the area. Th ...

Kirks Cabin Complex

The Kirks Cabin Complex was built by homesteader Rensselaer Lee Kirk circa 1890 in what would become Canyonlands National Park in Utah. Kirk was a small rancher who built a log cabin and two corrals at the location, but was unable to make a livin ...

Lost Canyon Cowboy Camp

The Lost Canyon Cowboy Camp was a line camp operated by the Scorup-Sommerville Cattle Company in what would become Canyonlands National Park, Utah. There is little built structure, the site is significant for its in situ artifacts and graffiti, l ...

Mesa Arch

Mesa Arch is a pothole arch on the eastern edge of the Island in the Sky mesa in Canyonlands National Park in northern San Juan County, Utah, United States.

Murphy Trail and Bridge

The Murphy Trail and Bridge in Utah, United States, were used to move livestock from winter range along the Green River to highland summer range from about 1917 to about 1964. The trail and bridge are located in what is now Canyonlands National P ...

Organ Rock Formation

The Organ Rock Formation or Organ Rock Shale is a formation within the late Pennsylvanian to early Permian Cutler Group and is deposited across southeastern Utah, northwestern New Mexico, and northeastern Arizona. This formation notably outcrops ...

Fremont River (Utah)

Fremont River is 95-mile long river in southeastern Utah, United States that flows from the Johnson Valley Reservoir, which is located on the Wasatch Plateau near Fish Lake, southeast through Capitol Reef National Park to the Muddy Creek near Han ...

Fruita Rural Historic District

The Fruita Rural Historic District is a historic district in the Capitol Reef National Park in Wayne County, Utah, United States, that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Glass Mountain (Utah)

The Glass Mountain is a geologic feature in Lower Cathedral Valley of Capitol Reef National Park consisting of large selenite crystals forming a mound or plug 15 feet high. Gypsum was deposited as sea water evaporated 165 million years ago and th ...

Utah State Route 24

State Route 24 is a state highway in south central Utah which runs south from Salina through Sevier County then east through Wayne County and north east through Emery County. At a total of 163.294 miles, it is the longest state route in Utah. A p ...

Sulphur Creek (Utah)

Sulphur Creek is a slot canyon canyoneering route found in Capitol Reef National Park in the state of Utah. It is a 6.25 mile hike one way and has been categorized by the state of Utah as an easy hiking trail. The canyon contains waterfalls, pool ...

Waterpocket Fold

The Waterpocket Fold is a geologic landform that extends from southern Wayne through Garfield and ending in northern Kane counties of southern Utah, United States. The geologic structure is a south-southeast trending fold in which the east side i ...

Astragalus flavus

Astragalus flavus is a perennial plant in the legume family found in the Colorado Plateau and Canyonlands region of the southwestern United States.

Boechera pulchra

Boechera pulchra is a perennial plant in the mustard family found in the Mojave Desert and other dry regions of southern and eastern California and Nevada, and the Colorado Plateau and Canyonlands region of the southwestern United States, mostly ...

Dalea candida var. oligophylla

Dalea candida var. oligophylla, the western prairie clover, is a perennial plant in the legume family found in the Colorado Plateau and Canyonlands region of the southwestern United States.

Lygodesmia grandiflora

Lygodesmia grandiflora is a perennial plant in the sunflower family found in the Colorado Plateau and Canyonlands region of the southwestern United States.

Physaria navajoensis

Physaria navajoensis, the Navajo twinpod or Navajo bladderpod, is a plant species native the US states of Arizona, Utah, and New Mexico. It is known from only one county in Arizona, one in Utah and two counties in New Mexico. Much of the plants r ...

Physaria repanda

It has dense, stellate, and pubescent trichomes. Its caudex is thick, and is around 1-2 dm long. Its radical leaves are rosulate and ascending. These leaves measure about 4–7 cm long and 1-2.5 cm wide, and can be shaped broadly ovate to almost or ...

Stenotus armerioides

Stenotus armerioides, the thrift mock goldenweed, is a perennial plant in the Sunflower family. The plant is native to areas of the Western United States and Saskatchewan, Canada. It is located on the Colorado plateau and Canyonlands regionh.

Xanthisma paradoxum

Xanthisma paradoxum is a plant species native to the "Four Corners" region where Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico and Utah meet. It is known only Montezuma County, San Juan County, and Apache County. The species is named for the Town of Paradox, Col ...

Xylorhiza confertifolia

Xylorhiza confertifolia, common name Henrieville woody-aster, is a rare endemic plant species known only from Garfield and Kane Counties in southern Utah. The common name for the species refers to the Town of Henrieville, in Garfield County. It g ...

Xylorhiza cronquistii

Xylorhiza cronquistii, common name Cronquists woody-aster, is a plant species endemic to the Kaiparowits Plateau in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Kane County, Utah at elevations of 1900–2100 m. Xylorhiza cronquistii shrub to 30 c ...

Garden Park, Colorado

Garden Park is a paleontological site in Fremont County, Colorado, known for its Jurassic dinosaurs and the role the specimens played in the infamous Bone Wars of the late 19th century. Located 10 km north of Cañon City, the name originates from ...

Mothers Day Quarry

The Mother’s Day Quarry is a Late Jurassic fossil site in the Morrison Formation that is located at the base of the Pryor Mountains in Carbon County, Montana. The site was first discovered by the Museum of the Rockies in 1994 and has produced ove ...

Angels Landing

Angels Landing, known previously as the Temple of Aeolus, is a 1.488-foot tall rock formation in Zion National Park in southwestern Utah, United States. A trail cut into solid rock in 1926 leads to the top of Angels Landing and provides views of ...

Bee Hive (Peak)

Bee Hive Peak is a 6.904 ft mountain of Navajo Sandstone in Zion National Park in Washington County of Utah, United States. Bee Hive is located north of the park headquarters at the south entrance to Zion Canyon. The east face of Bee Hive, named ...

Bridge Mountain (Utah)

Bridge Mountain is a 6.803-foot 2.074 m mountain made of Navajo Sandstone in Zion National Park in northeastern Washington County, Utah, United States.

Floor of the Valley Road

The Floor of the Valley Road, also known as the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, follows the canyon of the North Fork of the Virgin River, also known as Zion Canyon, through Zion National Park, Utah. A precursor to the present nine-mile road was first b ...

Great White Throne (mountain)

The Great White Throne is a mountain of white Navajo Sandstone in Zion National Park in Washington County in southwestern Utah, United States. The north face rises 2.350 feet in 1.500 feet from the floor of Zion Canyon near Angels Landing. It is ...

Kolob Arch

Kolob Arch is a natural arch in Zion National Park, Utah. Natural arch and bridge NABOO society considers kolob arch to be the sixth longest natural arch in the world. In 2006, the Society measured the range of ± 2 287.4 feet 87.6 m, which is sli ...

Kolob Canyons

Kolob Canyons is the northwest section of Zion National Park of Utah, United States. The Kolob Canyons are part of the Colorado Plateau region of the park and are noted for their colorful beauty and diverse landscape. This part of Zion National P ...

Mount Spry

Mount Spry is a small 5.720 ft mountain summit made of Navajo Sandstone in Zion National Park in Washington County of Utah, United States. Officially named in 1934, it honors William Spry, the third governor of Utah. The nearest higher peak is Th ...

The Narrows (Zion National Park)

The Narrows is the narrowest section of Zion Canyon in Zion National Park, Utah, United States. Situated on the North Fork of the Virgin River and upstream of the main canyon, The Narrows is one of the premier hikes in the park and on the Colorad ...

The Subway (Zion National Park)

The Subway is a small, uniquely-shaped slot canyon within the Zion Wilderness in Zion National Park in northeastern Washington County, Utah, United States.

The East Temple

The East Temple is a prominent 7.709 ft summit made of Navajo Sandstone in Zion National Park in Washington County of Utah, United States. The nearest higher peak is The West Temple, 3.85 miles to the west-southwest. The mountain is situated 1.8 ...

The West Temple

The West Temple is a prominent 7.810 ft summit made of Navajo Sandstone in Zion National Park in Washington County of Utah, United States. The feature was originally called Steamboat Mountain before 1934 when the USGS officially changed it to its ...

Zion Canyon

Zion Canyon is a deep and narrow gorge in southwestern Utah, United States, carved by the North Fork of the Virgin River. Nearly the entire canyon is located within the western half of Zion National Park.

Bear Lodge Mountains

The Bear Lodge Mountains are a small mountain range in Crook County, Wyoming. These mountains are protected in the Black Hills National Forest as part of its Bearlodge District. Devils Tower National Monument was the first U.S. National Monument ...

Belle Fourche, South Dakota

Belle Fourche is a city in and the county seat of Butte County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 5.594 at the 2010 census. The city is located near the geographic center of the 50 States of the United States.

Black Hills Central Railroad

The Black Hills Central Railroad is a heritage railroad that operates in South Dakota, United States. She currently works at the 1880 train on the former site of the branch is the cornerstone of the Burlington Northern railroad bn between the tow ...

Blacktail, South Dakota

Blacktail is a ghost town in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States. The name was collected by the United States Geological Survey between 1976 and 1980, and entered into the Geographic Names Information System on February 13, 1980. Blackta ...

Burdock, South Dakota

Burdock is an uninhabited ghost town in Argentine Township in Fall River County, South Dakota. According to the Federal writers project, the origin of the name burdock is obscure.

Camp Rapid

Camp Rapid is a South Dakota Army National Guard installation located in Westside, Rapid City, South Dakota just inside the edge of the Black Hills. Although the South Dakota state capital is Pierre, South Dakota, the states Adjutant General has ...

Carlile Junction, Wyoming

Located on the northwest edge of the Black Hills in the Bear Lodge Mountains, Carlile Junction lies 6.5 miles 10.5 km south of Devils Tower National Monument and 15 miles 24 km north of Keyhole State Park. It is just north of Castle Rocks and sou ...

Castle Creek (South Dakota)

Castle Creek is a tributary of Rapid Creek, approximately 14 mi long, in western South Dakota in the United States. It rises out of Deerfield reservoir in the black hills in Pennington County, about 15 miles 24 km North of Custer. It flows North ...