The cast and crew of CBS's Touched by an Angel have been
filming on BLM lands in Utahıs deserts and mountains for years.
When they needed a backdrop that looked like Africa for an episode
shot in August 1999, they chose the dry, barren landscape of an
old gravel pit on Stansbury Island. This choice of location resulted
in no damage to public lands on the island.
Filming on public lands
Utah's rugged Gray Canyon was named for the
color of its walls.
In the Red Rock National Conservation Area - just 20 miles west of Las Vegas - the red and cream-colored blocks of the Keystone Thrust
Fault tower 2,000 feet above the Mojave Desert floor.
For more information on film permitting, please contact Vanessa