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?
Naturally occurring sandstone basins called “potholes” collect rain water and wind-blown sediment, forming tiny ecosystems where a fascinating collection of plants and animals live. Tadpole shrimp, fairy shrimp and many insects can be found in potholes. More...