Geology: the main rock in the Unaweep Canyon dates back to billions of years ago and is metamorphic Proterozoic crystalline rock.
History: the unaweep canyon was used by many Ute Indians for cattle ranching and mining
Plant life: the hookless cactus has flowers on it and they grow in colonies. They are also on the endangered plant list
Watershed: There are two creeks that flow through the unaweep canyon, the west creek and the Dolores river. These two flow both east and west and this is only known canyon where this occurs
Wildlife: The American goldfinch is also known as a Spinus Tristis and has a life span of 11 years
Rainy day energizer:
little Einsteins theme song
Isn't it crazy to think about how old the rock is that's all around us?