Canyonlands National Park - The Neck

The Neck is a thin section of mesa connecting the two main sections of the Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands National Park. Visitors driving this section of road can see down into canyons from both sides of the road. Go to Photo Collection

Photo Collection

Description This classic scene of pinyon-juniper woodland spread across Navajo sandstone is viewed from the Neck in Island in the Sky. Several pinyon are dead due to the prolonged drought.
Date 1964
Photographer Hyde, Phillip
Photo Source NPS - SEUG

Description Pinyon dot the sandstone caprock at the Neck in Island in the Sky. Pinyon that died before 1964 are still standing dead in 2013.
Date 2013-08-24
Photographer Lemke, W.
Photo Source USGS

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