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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...more
State Highway 143, Cedar City, UT 84720
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the 20 mile trip from Cedar City. The scenic drive itself is an experience. It feels like the drive-through version of the Grand Canyon. You drive-up, walk 20 steps et voila - spectacular canyon views as far as the eye can see. We...More

Thank americandollgirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cedar Breaks is a fascinating site. I visited during their winter season, so all the visitor centers and facilities were closed. Either way, you don't need a visitor center to appreciate superlative natural sites. I was the only person there during my visit.

Thank GoodOlCrisch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the trip up the mountain! The drive isn’t at hairy as it may seem. Once you get past a couple switchbacks, it’s smooth sailing. So glad I went.

Thank 745adriap
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent about 2 hours in September here. Did the Point Supreme Overlook and the Spectra Point Overlook trails. The rocks are colorful and beautiful. The Point Super Overlook is a great trail and leads to great views. Definitely worth a stop if close to area.

Thank jeff77664
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By accident we came across Cedar Breaks National Park whilst heading to Cedar City for a night-stop. It is actually only 21 miles from Cedar City. It is a mini Bryce Canyon equally picturesque but on a smaller scale. Very worth while checking it out.

Thank Carinbrook
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rock formations of Cedar Breaks are nearly as beautiful as those of Bryce Canyon, but most of the park is preserved as wilderness, so the casual visitor has only the short scenic road along the top of the cliffs and a handful of viewpoints...More

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We visited mid-October when it was bitterly cold, with snow falling. It was well worth it as the scenery was stunning, a smaller version of Bryce.

Thank TourerSussex
Reviewed 30 October 2018

The views here are magnificent. They have some relatively short and easy walks. However, the ground is uneven and would not be suitable for everyone.

Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Had no idea this place existed. We were driving down to St. George and had planned to visit Kolob Canyons but found out that the road was closed for several weeks for repairs. We looked for an alternative and found this online. Seemed to have...More

Thank 66NigelD
Reviewed 27 October 2018

It is hard to describe the grandeur and awesomeness of the Cedar Breaks. It is a short drive from Brian Head to the vistas that await you, All the shades of red & grey rocks will take time to digest. As you spend time to...More

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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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31 March 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.
18 March 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