CHAPTER I: THE COLORADO RIVER BASIN
CHAPTER II: GEOLOGY
General features and relations of drainage basin
CHAPTER III: PLANT AND ANIMAL LIFE
Recreational value of plants and animals
CHAPTER VI: PREHISTORY OF MAN
Early man in the Southwest
CHAPTER V: FACTORS DETERMINING THE RECREATIONAL BENEFITS OF RESERVOIRS
CHAPTER VI: POTENTIAL RESERVOIRS
Green River Division
CHAPTER VII: THE GRAND CANYON
Bridge Canyon Reservoir Section
CHAPTER VIII: CANYON LANDS OF SOUTHEASTERN UTAH
CHAPTER IX: DINOSAUR NATIONAL MONUMENT
CHAPTER X: CONSERVATION OF RECREATIONAL RESOURCES
Important recreational areas and sites which should be preserved and developed
CHAPTER XI: LIFE ZONE MAP
INDEX (omitted from the online edition)
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
OSCAR L. CHAPMAN, Secretary
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
NEWTON B. DRURY, Director
OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR
1 View west over Colorado River to the Orange Cliffs and the Henry Mountains
2 The Wind River Mountains of Wyoming
3 Looking down the Green River Valley from La Barge, Wyo.
4 Canyon Lands of southeastern Utahlooking over the junction of the Green and Colorado Rivers to the Henry Mountains from Dark Canyon Plateau
5 The great southern desertOrgan Pipe Cactus National Monument, Ariz.
6 Boreal Zone Lake Brennan, Colo.
7 Upper Sonoran Zone Canyon Lands of southeastern Utah
8 Transition Zone Shivwits Plateau
9 Lower Sonoran Zone
10 Trout fishing is excellent on the Colorado River below Hoover Dam
11 From Lipan Point on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon can be seen the Echo Cliffs and Navajo Mountain
12 Cliff Palace in Mesa Verde National Park, Colo.
13 Petroglyphs in the Needles area southeast of the junction of the Green and Colorado Rivers
14 Bonita lava flow and Sunset Crater
15 San Xavier Mission near Tucson, Ariz.
16 Gunnison River above Gunnison, Colo.
17 The Grand Canyon at the mouth of Whitmore Wash
18 Owachomo Bridge in Natural Bridges National Monument, Utah
19 The Green River passes through Split Mountain, part of the Uinta upwarp
20 The Great White Throne in Zion National Park, Utah
21 The Colorado Plateau
22 Grand Gulch in the Canyon Lands of southeastern Utah
23 East side of the Kaibab Plateau upwarp
24 Navajo Mountain
25 Elaborately carved frontal escarpment, Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah
26 Gypsum Canyon at mouth of Fable Valley in the Canyon Lands of southeastern Utah
27 Sunset Crater in Arizona
28 Abert squirrel of the Transition Zone
29 Chipmunk of the Transition Zone
30 The spreading ripple of a beaver
31 Desert bighorn in Lake Mead Recreational Area
32 Mule deer
33 An Indian ruin on the Verde River Tuzigoot National Monument, Ariz.
34 Ventana Cave
35 Hohokam pottery effigy from Casa Grande National Monument, Ariz.
36 Hohokam carved shell
37 Casa Grandea monument to the architectural ability of the SaladoansCasa Grande National Monument
38 Hohokam jar from Casa Grande
39 Corner of embroidered cotton blanket (Salado Culture) from Tonto National Monument, Ariz.
40 Headband slit tapestry weave in blue and white Salado Culture
41 Salado breechcloth diamond twill weave
42 Salado yucca fiber sandal
43 Pueblo BonitoChaco Canyon National Monument, N. Mex.
44 Check dams built by the Anasazi at Mesa Verde National Park, Colo.
45 Anasazi basket quiver from Canyon de Chelly, Ariz.
46 White House Ruin Canyon de Chelly National Monument
47 Wupatki Ruin, Ariz.
48 Montezuma Castle, Ariz.
49 Betatakin Ruin Navajo National Monument, Ariz.
50 Modern Indian Zuni Pueblo, N. Mex.
51 Flaming Gorge looking down Green River to dam site
52 Fontanelle Reservoir site looking upstream from dam site
53 Burnt Lake on the west slope of the Wind River Range
54 Hades Reservoir sitelooking up the Duchesne River Valley
55 Castle Creek Reservoir site north of Gunnison, Colo.
56 Lake San Cristobal near Lake City, Colo.
57 Dewey Reservoir area
58 Westwater Canyon of Colorado River at Big Hole Dewey Reservoir area
59 Canyon of Colorado River near Colorado-Utah State line
60 McPhee Dam sitelooking down Dolores River Valley
61 McPhee Reservoir site
62 Hermosa Park Reservoir site north of Durango, Colo.
63 Lemon Reservoir site northeast of Durango, Colo.
64 Virgin City Dam site. Towers of Zion National Park form background
65 Horseshoe Reservoir site in Verde Valley, Ariz.
66 The Grand Canyon from Grandview Point
67 Burnt Springs Canyon from Twin Point
68 Looking toward Whitmore Wash and Pine Mountains from Shivwits Plateau
69 Bridge Canyon and Gneiss Canyon
70 The Grand Canyon above Bridge Canyon
71 Havasu Falls
72 View across the inner gorge of the Colorado River from Bridge Canyon
73 Where United States Highway 89 crosses Marble GorgeParia Plateau in the back ground
74 Mount Dellenbaugh from the rim of Green Springs Canyon, Shivwits Plateau
75 Peach Springs Draw
76 The Colorado River
77 Monument Valley .
78 Junction of Green and Colorado Rivers
79 Colorado River from Deadhorse Point
80 Shafer Canyon from Deadhorse Point
81 View southeast from Upheaval Dome
82 View south from Upheaval Dome
83 View southwest from Upheaval Dome
84 Monument Canyon and Indian Creek country east of Colorado River from Junction Butte point
85 White rim sandstone caps the dark red towers of Monument Canyon
86 Junction Butte from the rim of Green River Canyon near the junction of the Green and Colorado Rivers
87 Junction Butte and Grays Pasture Plateau from south of the Needles
88 Dark Canyonlooking east over Elk Ridge to the Abajo Mountains
89 Arch Canyon looking northwest over Elk Ridge
90 White Canyon, Tables of the Sun, and Navajo Mountain from vicinity of Natural Bridges National Monument
91 Beef Basin
92 Needles labyrinth, with La Sal Mountains in the distance
93 The Needles arealooking northeast over Indian Creek Valley
94 The Needles area from the air
95 Formations in the Needles area
96 Land of Standing Rocks
97 Southeastern end of the Kaiparowits bench and Navajo Mountain from near Sody tank
98 Colorado River and Navajo Mountain from the southeastern end of the Kaiparowits bench
99 Hole in Rock
100 View across Colorado River from left side of Hole in Rock
101 The Colorado River Canyon at Hole in Rock
102 The Crossing of the Fathers
103 The Escalante River Canyon in Hole in Rock area
104 Arch in Willow Creek Canyon in Hole in Rock area
105 Arch in Coyote Canyon in Hole in Rock area
106 The Henry Mountains from the road between Hanksville and Hite, Utah
107 Mouth of Trachyte Canyon
108 Trachyte Canyon
109 Arch Canyon from Elk Ridge
110 Dinosaur Quarry Dinosaur National Monument
111 Green River Canyon from Harpers Corner in Dinosaur National Monument
112 Steamboat Rock, Echo Park, and the Green River
113 Whirlpool Canyon. Echo Park Dam site is in the narrow inner gorge
114 Meanders of Yampa River near its junction with the Green River
115 Yampa River Canyon
116 Split Mountain from the banks of the Green River
117 View of Silverton, Colo., from United States Highway 550
118 Mirror Lake Basin just west of the high Uinta Primitive Area
119 Signs, pole lines, and wide right-of-way clearing detract from the enjoyment of the natural scene
(omitted from the online edition)1 Location and extent of basin
2 Routes of air surveys and other travel
3 Geological provinces
4 Dewey Reservoir site
5 Grand Canyon region
6 Bridge Canyon Project area
7 Land status of Canyon Lands of Utah
8 Distribution of population in the Canyon Lands of Utah
9 Suggested plan for recreational use of Canyon Lands of Utah
10 Colorado-Green River area, Canyon Lands of Utah
11 Dinosaur National Monument
12 Life zones
13 Geological sections
14 Archeological cultures
15 Reservoir sites
16 Existing public recreational areas