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Cedar Breaks National Monument

State Highway 143, Cedar City, UT 84720
+1 435-586-9451
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This is a spectacular Monument near Cedar City Utah.

This Monument is well worth the drive to see. The Breaks are colorful, and amazing. There are... read more

Reviewed today
Sandra H
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Cedar City, Utah
Beautiful

not a lot to do, but just beautiful more of the same/similar scenery as is over in Bryce canyon- I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
chuck a
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Denver, Colorado
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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 today

This Monument is well worth the drive to see. The Breaks are colorful, and amazing. There are hiking trails and road to drive. You can pull over and park and see from different angles.

Thank Sandra H
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Reviewed 3 days ago

not a lot to do, but just beautiful more of the same/similar scenery as is over in Bryce canyon- I recommend it if you are in the area

Thank chuck a
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not huge but glorious! You can spend 90 minutes or six hours. You decide. Really lovely park with amazing views.

Thank sally8363
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time at the Saturday star party at Cedar Breaks. The rangers set up telescopes and let you look through them and tell you about everything you are looking at. Seeing Jupiter like that was amazing. The rangers were very knowledgeable and...More

Thank Rachel F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a retired science type, I love places like this. What I really had to appreciate this visit was the patience one of the Rangers had with a couple that wanted to know how it was formed. And where did all the dirt go? The...More

Thank Les J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very limited viewing spots but it is on the way to Zion. Was pretty high in elevation (10,300ft.) if that is a problem for older folks. They has some volunteers at the visitors center with telescopes (4) observing the sun. Very interesting to observe the...More

Thank AnnaGlobetrotting
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great park for viewing from turnouts along the road. Visitor Center is the best location to view the entire monument.

Thank Son S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cedar Breaks is definitely worth the trip up the mountain. The trip definitely takes some patience but we were lucky to get there at the start of the season. There was still snow all over and the wind was ferocious but the views were spectacular....More

Thank SQ222
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's something very intimate about CBNM ... although the rock formations are similar to Bryce Canyon, I liked the scale of CB. Accessible only after winter snows are gone from the 10,000+ foot roads, this national monument is probably best enjoyed during the wild-flower season...More

Thank pmjc
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When driving and I first caught sight of this place I gasped! It’s so impressive! It is a must see for sure. We also took advantage of several of the hiking trails and saw the bristle cone pine trees, they are very ancient and still...More

Thank 10grandmaR
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JBRetired
21 April 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
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.
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dickmetz20
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
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