Honaker Trail Formation

The Honaker Trail Formation is a geologic formation in Utah. It preserves fossils dating back to the Carboniferous period.

Honaker Trail Formation
Stratigraphic range: Carboniferous
Cataract Canyon, Utah, Colorado River (Route 95) (3467678473).jpg
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The gray-layer on right is the Honaker Trail
(approximately 100 ft thick?)
Unit ofHermosa Group
UnderliesElephant Canyon Formation
& Halgaito Formation
OverliesParadox Formation
CountryUnited States
Canyonlands strat.jpg

It is a member of the 3-member Hermosa Group and is located above the Paradox Formation in the dramatic site of Goosenecks State Park, Utah, notably Cataract Canyon. It is gray-colored above the multi-layered Paradox deep in Cataract Canyon, riverside.

Goosenecks panoramaEdit

See alsoEdit


  • Various Contributors to the Paleobiology Database. "Fossilworks: Gateway to the Paleobiology Database". Retrieved 17 December 2021. {{cite web}}: |author= has generic name (help)