Eastern Mojave Vegetation US Highway Alternate 89  
 

Tom Schweich  

Home Page  US Highway 89 Alternate runs from Kanab, Utah past Jacob Lake, Arizona, across the Colorado River at Marble Canyon, ending at Bitter Springs and US Highway 89.

 

 

Other articles:
• U. S. Hwy 89:   in Kanab;  

Kanab

Junction: US Highway 89, north through Utah, mostly staying just to the east of US Interstate 15, or east to Page, Arizona, turning south to US Interstate 40 near Flagstaff, Arizona.

Junction: US Highway 89

 

 

Other articles:
• Arizona Highway 389:  Fredonia;

Locations: Fredonia.  

Fredonia

Junction: Arizona Highway 389, west through Pipe Springs to Utah Highway 59 near Colorado City.

For US Interstate 15 near Saint George, Utah, take AZ Highway 389 to Utah Highway 59 at Colorado City, Arizona.

Staying on US Highway 89A will take you south to Jacob Lake and Arizona Highway 67 to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. Or, continue past the Vermillion Cliffs, to Marble Canyon and rejoin US Highway 89 at Bitter Springs, Arizona.

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   19 Apr 2017;
Full Size ImageView of Shinarump Cliffs from US Highway 89A
Full Size ImageView of Shinarump Cliffs and Muggins Flat from US Highway 89A  

Small hill at (36.906419,-112.393809, 1561m).

Other articles:
• Forest Rd 422:   at US Hwy 89A;  

Junction: Forest Road 422, "Ryan Road"

Locations: Kaibab Plateau.  

Kaibab Plateau. Pass between Lefevre and Jacob Canyon.

 

 

Other articles:
• AZ Hwy 67:   at Jabob Lake;  

Jacob Lake

Junction: Arizona Highway 67, south to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   19 Apr 2017;
Full Size ImageVermilion Cliffs and House Rock Valley.
Full Size ImageHouse Rock and ranch.  

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Coyote Valley between Buckskin Mountain on the left (west) and the Paria Plateau on the right (east).
Scenic View of House Rock and House Rock Valley.

 

 

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   at House Rock;

Locations: House Rock.
Full Size ImageCalochortus flexuosus at House Rock  

House Rock

Marcus E. Jones collected Frasera paniculata here in 1890.

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   at interp site;
Full Size ImageInterpretive panel at Buffalo Ranch Road.  

Junction: Buffalo Ranch Road

Wildlife Kiosk Interpretive Site.

  Junction: Cram Ranch Road, with variant spelling of "Kram Ranch Road," a collecting locality of Frasera paniculata, in this case by Ralph K. Gierisch (#5018).

 

 

Locations: House Rock Valley.  

House Rock Valley

 

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   19 Apr 2017;

Locations: Vermilion Cliffs.
Full Size ImageVermilion Cliffs beside US Highway 89A (Smart Phone).  

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Vermilion Cliffs beside US Highway 89A (Digital SLR).
 

 

   

Marble Canyon

 
  Junction: Lee's Ferry Road

 

 

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   at Navajo Bridge;

Locations: Navajo Bridge.
Full Size ImageVisitor Center for Navajo Bridge.  

Navajo Bridge

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The old bridge (now pedestrian access only) at Navajo Bridge.
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Colorado River upstream of the Navajo Bridge.
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Male of condor pair incubates egg while mate is out hunting.
Cross Colorado River on Navajo Bridge.

 

 

Other articles:
• U. S. Hwy 89:   at Bitter Springs;

Locations: Bitter Springs.  

Bitter Springs

Junction: US Highway 89, north to Page, Arizona, and other points north, or south to US Interstate 40 at Flagstaff, Arizona.
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Date and time this article was prepared: 7/24/2021 4:41:04 PM