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Dixie National Forest

Cedar City, UT
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Ranked #5 of 13 Attractions in Cedar City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Forests, National Parks, Canyons
Activities: Hiking, Camping, Biking
Owner description: A two-million acre national forest replete with natural wonders, "The Dixie" has deep canyons, fascinating rock formations, mountains, lakes and... more » Owner description: A two-million acre national forest replete with natural wonders, "The Dixie" has deep canyons, fascinating rock formations, mountains, lakes and towering ponderosa pines. Visitors can hike, fish, camp or simply immerse themselves in the natural beauty. « less
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Campton, New Hampshire
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75 reviews 75 reviews
16 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Dixie National Forest is the beauty surrounding the area, including Red Canyon. Take some time to stop and enjoy- there are trails and excellent paved bike paths in this area too.

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Cedar City, Utah
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

From scrub oak and juniper to fir, spruce and aspen groves dotted with meadows, lava fields, red rock, lakes and streams give this forest plenty of attractiveness. Summer and winter playground for hiking, fishing, ATV and snow machines, camping, vistas on every bend!

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Trenton, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Drove up to the caves, these are really lava tubes you can crawl through. This was fun for myself and my wife, the girls didn't care for it much though. Then we went horse back riding everyone loved it. Saw a lot of wildlife and some awesome views.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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82 reviews 82 reviews
33 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This vast, oddly named forest includes great natural beauty with numerous well-maintained trails. The nearby Cedar Breaks National Monument is a sometimes overlooked gem.

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midland
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114 reviews 114 reviews
49 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Dixie is spread out all over southern Utah. it is a diverse place and worth the trip to go exploring. they are have trouble with the pine beetle but still plenty to see and do. wild life, volcanos, aspen, spruce, ponderosa, camp sites, lakes and close to all the national parks.

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Boulder City, Nv
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99 reviews 99 reviews
22 attraction reviews
257 helpful votes 257 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We work up here in Cedar City area a lot and our line runs through the Dixie National Forest. The best part (or worst for us) is the area north of SR 18 north of Central. It is closed to Motor Vehicles. So it makes our job harder. But it is pretty.

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Valrico, Florida
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202 reviews 202 reviews
144 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Drove through as we visited Panguitch Lake and Cedar Breaks. You will find some very picturesque views and such a variety of landscapes from rock, to lava, cedar/birch mixed woods, streams flowing from the lake through lush grasslands, as well as the lake. It is extremely quiet and worth some time.

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Miami, Florida
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90 attraction reviews
286 helpful votes 286 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I took the drive on 14 from Cedar City, east. This drive is amazing. You go through the forest and you can go up to Cedar Breaks from here. There are lots of places to stop and take a little hike, or a big hike. We saw lots of deer and plenty of birds along the way. I did the... More

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Kanab, Utah
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Dixie National Forest is beautiful. Especially the area around Bryce Canyon. But if you happen to be traveling in a motor home or trailer and heading west on Hwy 14 past Duck Creek Village on your way to Cedar City, DON'T stop to fill-up with water and dump your tanks. The camp-hosts are the rudest and most unhelpful hosts I've... More

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Boston, MA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We camped at the King's Creek Campground in Dixie, which was such a nice change after being stuck in RV parks. This is a real campground in the forest. It was lovely. The bathrooms were clean. At night we went out to the boat put-in area on the lake and layed down and looked at the stars. It was magical... More

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