Green River Formation
This layer does not occur in Canyonlands but may be seen while rafting the Green River through Desolation Canyon, driving Nine Mile Canyon near Wellington, UT, or exploring elsewhere in the southeast Uinta Basin.
Did You Know?
The dirt is alive! A living crust called "Biological Soil Crust" covers much of Canyonlands and the surrounding area. Composed of algae, lichens and bacteria, this crust provides a secure foundation for desert plants. Please stay on roads and trails to avoid trampling this important resource. More...