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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, usually windy

A short drive from Cedar City up to beautiful views. Worth the quick side trip. We are always... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tavia M
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Lehi, Utah
Visit Apple Annie’s and breath in the clean air!

You don’t have to ski. We came up from seeing the petroglyphs and saw the fire damage on the way... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kellysocal
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Los Angeles, California
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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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  • Average2%
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State Highway 143, Cedar City, UT 84720
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A short drive from Cedar City up to beautiful views. Worth the quick side trip. We are always amazed by the beautiful colors and textures.

Thank Tavia M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You don’t have to ski. We came up from seeing the petroglyphs and saw the fire damage on the way to Brian Head. We had a lovely drive up and yes we huffed and puffed a bit!

Thank Kellysocal
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you're heading up (or down) I-15, take the time to check out this beautiful place! If you're coming from Cedar City, take UT-14 E, then left onto UT-148 N. After visiting the park, if you need to continue heading North on I-15, you can...More

Thank PhlegmMaster
Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting Brice canyon this place looks small but also very similar to Brice and pretty. We visited this place right after arriving to Las Vegas and then driving for 2 hrs on Nov. 2nd. The winter season started, so Visitors center, gift shop and...More

Thank onova2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Is was a very cold and windy day but actually the rim area was slightly less cold than the parking lot, so I was glad we went out there. Did the 4 mile rim hike and the Alpine pond loop - both nice.

Thank Sylvia G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Entry fee of $6 per person, no charge with NPS Senior Pass. We took a self-guided driving tour of this national monument. This is a small version of Bryce Canyon and there are no crowds to deal with. The overlooks Chessman Bridge, Sunset View &...More

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like the Cedar Breaks Monument because it has no crowds and is every bit as stunning as Bryce Canyon, albeit on a much smaller scale. There are several drive-up overlooks and the views are spectacular. A great hike along the rim is the Spectra...More

Thank jane s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Headed out to Cedar Breaks in the early evening. Cool. Quiet. Amazing views. Birds above. Birds in Canyon. The sharp colors of the Southwest. The Hoodoos beckoning. Truly worth a visit.

Thank Pamela P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cedar Break National Monument is a must see when in Southern Utah. Loved the beautiful rock formations and the various colors.

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are from the UK and had never heard of Cedar Breaks until we read about it from a pamphlet in the motel.We knew about Zion and Brice but not here .Very glad we took a detour .Wonderful scenery on the way there and then...More

Thank Richard S
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Randi S
16 September 2017|
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Response from Panda827 | Reviewed this property |
You may want to visit Cedar Breaks Monument. Once you are in Cedar Breaks, you should see a road sign for Cedar Breaks Monument. Routes to Cedar Breaks National Monument Traveling south on I-15: Take exit 78 to... More
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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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