City Of Rocks National Reserve

City Of Rocks National Reserve

Nature & Wildlife in City Of Rocks

Plants

Plants Situated in the northern Great Basin, the Reserve is a crossroads for many habitats, such as piñon-juniper woodlands, aspen-riparian communities, sagebrush steppe, mountain mahogany woodlands and high elevation meadows. Extensive plant surveys have been conducted within the Reserve, documenting over 450 species. The most definitive inventory, Vascular Plants ...

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Animals

Animals   The diverse habitat of the reserve supports a large variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, and invertebrates.Birds The high desert ecosystem and rocky cliffs of the Reserve provide excellent habitat for many birds of prey, including golden eagle, prairie falcon, red-tailed hawk, Swainson's hawk, northern harrier, sharp-shinned hawk, Cooper's hawk, ...

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Natural World

NATURE & SCIENCE City of Rocks, an extraordinary encirclement of granite rising out of the gently rolling sagebrush country in south-central Idaho, has attracted and intrigued people since they first entered this region. The Shoshone camped here as did the emigrants traveling along the California Trail. One of the reserve's ...

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