This layer does not occur in Canyonlands, but may be seen while driving Interstate 70 north of the park.
Late Cretaceous (64 to 144 million years ago)
Lagoons, bays, other near-shore regimes
Cliff forming, gray-brown layered sandstones
Book Cliffs north of I-70 between Grand Junction, CO and Green River, UT
The Mesa Verde Group contains bituminous coal which is mined around Price, UT.