The Honaker Trail Formation along the Big Drop Rapids in Cataract Canyon
NPS Photo by Neal Herbert
Pennsylvanian Period (286 to 320 million years ago)
Dark gray limestones with fossils forming rugged slopes and ledges
Along the Colorado River in Cataract Canyon. The Honaker Trail is also visible along the Moab Fault in Arches National Park.
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Last Updated: 07/03/2015