Canyonlands National Park - Housing Area - Island in the Sky District

The housing area in the Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands is tucked out of sight from parkgoers behind the Visitor Center. Go to Photo Collection

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Description Park housing trailers are tucked in below a low hill covered in pinyon and juniper at Island in the Sky. Heavily grazed grasslands filll the foreground.
Date 1965
Photographer Unknown
Photo Source NPS - SEUG

Description The road into park housing at Island in the Sky shows about a foot of erosion after 50 years of grading and use. Cool-season bunchgrasses are green in the foreground as the removal of sheep and cows has allowed them to thrive.
Date 2013-05-13
Photographer Lemke, W.
Photo Source USGS

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