Early Jurassic (144 to 208 million years ago)
Massive, wind-blown sand dunes (like the Sahara today)
Towering red cliffs and spires
Tall cliffs and features like Candlestick Tower and Junction Butte at the Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands
Wingate Sandstone is a member of the Glen Canyon Group which also includes Kayenta and Navajo and is the primary aquifer in the Moab area.