National Natural Landmarks

Red Canyon

Red Canyon
Red Canyon

Red Canyon is a scenic, well-developed example of a dissected cuesta, consisting of gently sloping plains bounded on one edge by an escarpment. The site exposes an outstanding section of Permo-Triassic red beds and displays the northeast flank of the Wind River Range structure.

Location: Fremont County, WY ; Fremont County, WY

Year designated: 1980

Acres: 4,745

Ownership: Federal, State, Private

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