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UGA-28, edition 2: Geology of Utah’s Parks and Monuments, D.A. Sprinkel, T.C. Chidsey Jr., and P.B. Anderson, editors, 2003,  562p., $34.99

The second edition of Publication 28 has enhanced most of the color illustrations and has been re-edited to include information on several of the parks and special areas including Arches, Zion, Antelope Island, Flaming Gorge, and Sheep Creek Canyon. 

The second edition also contains a chapter on the geology of the Paria Canyon Wilderness Area of Utah and Arizona, part of which is included in the new Vermilion Cliffs National Monument. 

The second edition can be purchased at all national park and monument visitor centers, some state park outlets, the DNR Bookstore, or by contacting Bryce Canyon Natural History Association at: Bryce Canyon Natural History Association, P.O. Box 170002, Bryce Canyon, UT 84717. Call toll-free 888-362-2642 or e-mail p_henrie@nps.gov .


Park History

Historical overview of Utah’s national parks compiled by Tim Connors; 

Historical overview of the Utah’s state parks compiled by Courtland C. Nelson; 

National Parks

Geology of Arches National Park Utah by Hellmut H. Doelling;

Geology of Bryce Canyon National Park, Grand County, Utah by George H. Davis and Gayle L. Pollock; 

Geology of Canyonlands National Park, Utah by Donald L. Baars; 

Geology of Capitol Reef National Park, Utah by Thomas H. Morris, Vicky Wood Manning, and Scott M. Ritter; 

Geology of Zion National Park, Utah by Robert F. Biek, Grant C. Willis, Michael D. Hylland, and Hellmut H. Doelling; 

National Monuments

Geology of Cedar Breaks National Monument, Utah by Stanley C. Hatfield, Peter D. Rowley, Edward G. Sable, David J. Maxwell, Bryant V. Cox, Matthew D. McKell, and David E. Kiel; 

Geology and paleontology of Dinosaur National Monument, Utah-Colorado by Joe D. Gregson and Dan J. Chure; 

Geology of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah by Hellmut H. Doelling, Robert E. Blackett, Alden H. Hamblin, J. Douglas Powell, and Gayle L. Pollock; 

Geology of Natural Bridges National Monument, Utah by Jacqueline E. Huntoon, John D. Stanesco, Russell F. Dubiel, and Jim Dougan; 

Geology of Rainbow Bridge National Monument, Utah by Thomas C. Chidsey Jr., Grant C. Willis, Douglas A. Sprinkel, and Paul B. Anderson;

Geology and hydrology of Timpanogos Cave National Monument, Utah by Alan L. Mayo, David A. Herron, Stephen T. Nelson, David Tingey and Mike J. Tranel; 

National Recreation Areas

Geology of Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, Utah-Wyoming by Douglas A. Sprinkel; 

Geology of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Utah-Arizona by Paul B. Anderson, Thomas C. Chidsey Jr., Douglas A. Sprinkel, and Grant C. Willis; 

Geology of Antelope Island State Park, Utah by Grant C. Willis, W. Adolph Yonkee, Hellmut H. Doelling, and Mark E. Jensen; 

Geology of Coral Pink Sand Dune State Park, Kane County, Utah by Richard L. Ford and Shari L. Gillman; 

Geology of Dead Horse Point State Park, Grand and San Juan Counties, Utah by Hellmut H. Doelling, Thomas C. Chidsey Jr., and Bonnie J. Benson; 

Geology of Escalante State Park, Utah by Susan K. Morgan, Bradford W. Lindsay, and Anthony P. Williams; 

Geology of Goblin Valley State Park, Utah by Mark R. Milligan; 

Geology of Goosenecks State Park, San Juan County, Utah by Gene M. Stevenson; 

Geology of Kodachrome Basin State Park, Kane County, Utah by James L. Baer and Robert H. Steed; 

Geology of Quail Creek State Park, Utah by Robert F. Biek; 

Geology of Snow Canyon State Park, southwestern Utah by Janice M. Higgins; 

Geology of Wasatch Mountain State Park, Utah by Julie B. Willis and Grant C. Willis; 

Other Parks

Geology of Sheep Creek Geologic Area, Utah by Douglas A. Sprinkel, Brien Park, and Michael Stevens; 

Geology of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Utah-Arizona by William L. Chenoweth; 

Geology of the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, Utah and Arizona by Mario V. Caputo.

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