We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cedar Breaks National Monument

State Highway 143, PO Box 749, Cedar City, UT 84720
435-586-9451
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #2 of 13 Attractions in Cedar City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks, Canyons, Monuments/ Statues, Geologic Formations
Activities: Hiking, Viewing foliage
Traveler Description: Cedar Breaks National Monument is a natural amphitheater which sits at an elevation of over 10,000 feet, so no matter how hot it is in nearby Cedar... more »
Write a Review

297 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    218
    70
    9
    0
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Chula Vista, California
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
15 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

If you like the color combinations of the 5 National Parks in Utah, you'll love Cedar Breaks. Canyons come in many brilliant colors and vistas go forever. Take the short dirt road (good one if dry) to Brian Head mountain' stop for amazing views of 3-4 states --panoramic shots on iPhones encouraged! There is a small admission charge as this... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Westchester, New York, United States
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We did this hike in the morning because we heard it was not a big tourist attraction. We thoroughly enjoyed a leisurely hike, seeing some spectacular views and enjoying the wildlife on the trail. Afterwards, we drove to Bryce and although it is exceptionally beautiful, it is teeming with tour busses and loud people. Not nearly as serene and calm... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Thousand Oaks, California
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Don't miss this! Worth the drive and short hike to view the rim of the canyon and the bristlecone pines, one of which is purported to be 1600 years old!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Meadow Vista, California
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

all good take the alpine lake hike. easy and scenic...........don't hurry your stay.....enjoy the views

Was this review helpful? Yes
Denton, Texas
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
22 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

If you are in Cedar, you need to go up the mountian to Cedar Breaks. I don't know how to describe it except mountian eye candy. The colors and shapes of the breaks are beautiful. It is worth it, even if you only have a short time to visit. There are 4-5 different overlooks to stop at and gaze out... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Perry, Michigan
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

This place is GORGEOUS! Myself & 3 daughters (twins age 16 and an 8yr old) have hiked both the Spectra Point and Alpine Pond trails, and went stargazing and for all being at the same place, they are all very different views - love them all! I've gone into Cedar Breaks both from north of Cedar City (from Parowan) and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
New York City, New York
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Hiking, picnicking, cycling ...enjoy the magnificent scenery and awesome outdoors. Close to Cedar City. National park pristine environment and upkeep.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wisconsin Dells, WI
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The amphitheater was the best picture spot of our whole trip- totally recommend for photography buffs or travelers hoping to look like they had an epic time in Utah. As impressive and beautiful as this spot is it was very easy to get to- you drive almost all the way there- a plus for our group that had some members... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cross Lanes, West Virginia
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Best kept secret in the area with Bryce NP getting most of the attention. Not much hiking..............................................................................

Was this review helpful? Yes
Las Vegas, Nevada
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
21 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

such a great place for a hike as so few people have made it to Cedar Breaks---they only have 2 or 3 trails there, but the main one is a terrific way to see incredible beauty

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Cedar Breaks National Monument also viewed

 

Been to Cedar Breaks National Monument? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Cedar Breaks National Monument, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing