Arches National Park - Klondike Bluffs - Tower Arch

The Klondike Bluffs section of Arches National Park is only accessable via the 4-wheel-drive Salt Valley road. This area contains several impressive arches, fins, and monoliths; and the remote setting compared to the rest of the park allows visitors a chance to experience these hikes and arches in solitude. Go to Photo Collection

Other photo locations in Klondike Bluffs - Tower Arch


Photo Collection

Denver Public Library
Description The base of Tower Arch supports a few mature pinyon, oak, and juniper trees amongst the bare sandstone. Small singleleaf ash are tucked in between the larger trees.
Date 1925
Photographer Beam, George
Photo Source Denver Public Library

NPS - SEUG
Description Several old pinyon show crown dieback, likely due to recent dieback. The thin soils atop the sandstone show extensive trampling and damage to biological soil crust.
Date 2006-07-03
Photographer Schelz, Charles
Photo Source NPS - SEUG

USGS
Description Dead wood strewn around the scene shows that pinyon and juniper have experienced some recent dieback, consistent with the effects of recent drought across the Southwest. Most of the juniper, pinyon, oak, and singleleaf ash plants visible in 1925 remain alive in this scene.
Date 2013-05-12
Photographer Webb, R. H.
Photo Source USGS

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