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Cedar Breaks National Monument

State Highway 143, Cedar City, UT 84720
+1 435-586-9451
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Amazing views and beauty

The trip through the breaks is inspiring! God's creations at their best! Wonderful place for... read more

Reviewed today
Norm E
Nice 2-3 hour stop

A part of our day travelling from Byce area to the Kolob Canyons in Zion via cedar City. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
EMK260
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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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+1 435-586-9451
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Reviewed today

The trip through the breaks is inspiring! God's creations at their best! Wonderful place for photography!

Thank Norm E
Reviewed 2 days ago

A part of our day travelling from Byce area to the Kolob Canyons in Zion via cedar City. The scenery is different enough from the other parks / monument to make the stop worthwhile. We have found the hikes to be either 'paved' or too...More

Thank EMK260
Reviewed 3 days ago

The view is similar to Bryce Canyon, though a bit different. The nice thing about this place is the absence of crowds. We did the hike from the visitor center north along the rim, though it deviated away from the rim most of the way....More

Thank David L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The road from Cedar City up to the Monument is STEEP! Just fair warning. But once up there the landscape is overwhelmingly beautiful. Huge green meadows, deep canyons in hues of red and orange and wildflowers galore! It started to rain as we got to...More

1  Thank Becky M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hit most of the View points which provided terrific views of the canyons. This is like a mini Bryce Canyon with fins and hoodoos. The weather was perfect~

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are anywhere near, this is a must see. It is a National Monument, so is free to holders of the Park Pass. There are great trails and a nice picnic area.

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first stop in our summer vacation (2017) and we were also delighted to discover that they were having a wildflower "exhibit" the month we were there. Since this is a well reviewed attraction, here's some logistical items to make your visit more...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This monument is very close to Cedar City. It is an easy drive. It is well worth the trip. There are various paths you can hike on. We did a short one mile hike that was so beautiful. The sandstone formations are so colorful and...More

1  Thank Maria M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's the last week of July in Cedar City, Utah, and 92 degrees at the RV park. Want to cool off and check out some spectacular scenery? Cruise up Hwy 14 about 25 miles to Cedar Breaks National Monument, at an elevation of 10,000 feet....More

2  Thank Gene Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drive up from Cedar City was lovely and tranquil. We hiked the easy trail with two children, who loved being out in the cool mountains and seeing the amazing amphitheater as much as we did.

Thank Michael H
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waves40
23 April 2017|
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Response from Carl M | Reviewed this property |
September time is perfect weather for Cedar Breaks, Zion & Bryce. It will be very cool in Cedar Breaks (10,000 feet) the EVENINGS so bring jackets. The end of September you should start seeing some really awesome colors... More
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Beverly S
21 March 2017|
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Response from 339christinah | Reviewed this property |
It is only a very short and flat walk from the visitors center to the main overlook at Cedar Breaks. Since there is still snowpack, you may have to enter from the Brian Head ski resort side.
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aerofig52
7 March 2017|
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Response from Marvin W | Reviewed this property |
You don't say when you plan to visit CB. Be advised that CB is officially closed during winter. Today (3/22/17) the Monument's website states that the expected opening for this season is mid May. The Monument lies at an... More
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