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Address: State Highway 143, Cedar City, UT 84720
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+1 435-586-9451
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A smaller version of Bryce Canyon, this 2,500-foot deep basin filled with...

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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A national monument not to be missed. Great get-away from the summer heat. Small but impressive scenery.

Reviewed 2 September 2016
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Mesa, Arizona
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

A national monument not to be missed. Great get-away from the summer heat. Small but impressive scenery.

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Thank lel37
Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

Only 30 minutes up the hill (WAY up the hill) from Cedar City is this extraordinarily beautiful national treasure. The elevation is 10,350 feet, and the views are breathtaking (literally -- it's over 2 miles high!). The small visitor center was built in 1933 by the Civilian Conservation Corps, and it's well-preserved. The highway up to Cedar Breaks from Cedar... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

First, the campground. Small, very quiet. Sites far enough apart for some privacy. Firewood "free" but pay for on the honor system (!). Hosts very friendly and helpful. Free showers for campers (again, !). Dark sky. Easy walk to Point Supreme. Just lovely. Rest of the monument was also lovely, but at 10,000 feet be prepared to huff and puff... More 

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El Segundo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Just another of the incredible, must see, sights in southern Utah. It looks like they have a nice small campground, too. Unfortunately, I got a flat tire on my motorcycle and cell phone service is pretty weak, way up there. I was able to get through and get a tow.

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Thank johnbuck754
Seattle, WA
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48 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We drove up on a Sunday morning and encountered few people at each scenic overlook or trail head. The changes in scenery from stop to stop were amazing (and a function of the changes in elevation). There were still some wildflowers blooming at the end of August, and the temperature was cool but not cold. We walked the Alpine Loop... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Truly one of the most beautiful sites in Utah that is very accessible by auto. Less than a half hour off of the interstate. Breath taking views. Not as well known as other Utah areas but one of the prettiest!

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Prescott, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This attraction is sort of like a mini-Bryce National Park, with many beautiful hoodoo-like colorful geologic structures. Being off the beaten path, many visitors pass on coming here ... their loss. You will find a peaceful natural (eye-candy) treasure, hiking trails, and lots to photograph. Don't miss this. TIPS: (1) This is at high altitude (Google it) so those from... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

The view was stunning! Red rocks in the midst of the green trees in the mountains. Totally worth the trip to see it! Two hikes, one or two miles long or you can go to the lookout that right by the parking lot.

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Sarasota, Florida
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We were at Bryce Canyon and then visited Cedar Breaks on our way to Cedar City. The actual scenic drive is only about 5-6 miles so your visit can be quite short. However, each of the Overlooks provide breathtaking views of this unique area. It is very different and worth a visit. A nice surprise was the drive down from... More 

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Brigham City, Utah, United States
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Having seen Bryce Canyon, and pictures of Cedar Breaks, it only made sense that we checked this out on our way home to northern UT from AZ. I am so glad that we did! It is not as big as Bryce but the view is just as stunning! We missed most of the wildflowers by about 2 weeks but you... More 

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