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Cedar Breaks National Monument

State Highway 143, Cedar City, UT 84720
+1 435-586-9451
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Rangers let you look through telescopes!

We enjoyed our visit...informative, and beautiful. A star gazing show is scheduled every Saturday... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2017
carolyncarriage
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Tomball, Texas
DO NOT MISS!!!

By far this is the most beautiful place on our way from Cedar City to Bryce Canyon. The view here... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2017
Cellowu
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Chicago, Illinois
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A smaller version of Bryce Canyon, this 2,500-foot deep basin filled with strange limestone formations in a vivid array of colors and hues offers breathtaking views on a five-mile drive along the rim. This naturally formed amphitheater has guided walks in the summer and a few designated hiking trails.
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State Highway 143, Cedar City, UT 84720
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Reviewed June 24, 2017

We enjoyed our visit...informative, and beautiful. A star gazing show is scheduled every Saturday evening!

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Reviewed June 23, 2017

By far this is the most beautiful place on our way from Cedar City to Bryce Canyon. The view here is simply amazing. Rangers here are very friendly and less burdened as compared with the heavily visited Bryce Canyon. There are several nice trails connecting...More

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Reviewed June 20, 2017

Fabulous views, great hiking trails, wildflowers galore and NO CROWDS! A truly magical place. The campground looked wonderful!

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Reviewed June 17, 2017

My husband and I decided to drive south of Salt Lake City for a weekend getaway. We spent the night in Cedar City and drove to Cedar Breaks National Park. This is part of the formation which forms Bryce Canyon NP. In Cedar Breaks you...More

1  Thank masseyfj5
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Reviewed June 17, 2017

We were staying in Panguitch for multiple days and were planning to spend a day in Bryce. So. we were looking for another good side trip and decided to go to Cedar City via Cedar Breaks Monument. What a fortuitous decision. Amazing views. Snow still...More

Thank TimoniumBob
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Reviewed June 17, 2017

Traveled here shortly after it opened for the summer. There were still signs of snow from the storm a couple weeks prior to my visit. Because of the elevation, this a unique experience.

Thank Jeffrey C
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Reviewed June 16, 2017

This park is small but startlingly beautiful. The best time to visit is apparently July, when it is not quite so cold and the wildflowers are in bloom. Remember that it is over 10,000 feet up -- even the walk from the parking lot will...More

1  Thank mdiv2001
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Reviewed June 13, 2017

We had no idea that there was such beautiful Alpine-esque country in Utah. Beautiful cedar forrest, lava flows, mountain meadows, and clear lakes...

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Reviewed June 10, 2017

We are strong supporters of our National Parks all over the USA and Cedar Breaks was quite cool and breath taking. Sincd it was early June, plenty of snow still on the ground.

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Reviewed June 10, 2017

The scenery is stunning! We had a sunny day and it was hard to not take a great picture. It was windy and cool in early June, but we enjoyed stopping at all the rim drive pullouts. There are lovely trails. The rangers at the...More

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JBRetired
April 21, 2018|
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Response from CrankingChick | Reviewed this property |
Most of the trails start along UT148, which is a paved road. Check the park website to see if the road is open before you go. The park is at a high elevation and gets a lot of snow; UT148 won't be open until the snow is... More
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Swan L
March 31, 2018|
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Response from tetonhiker4141 | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on how much rain we get over the summer. The moisture in the leaves can make a spectacular fall, or a dry brown fall. Both weekends would work. Everything depends on the weather! Sorry.
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dickmetz20
March 18, 2018|
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Response from Brenda B |
Weather is very unpredictable at this time of year. We had some family venture up to Cedar Breaks a couple weeks ago. The weather was fine in Cedar Valley but they encountered heavy snow on their way up the mountain, tried... More
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