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Address: State Highway 143, Cedar City, UT 84720
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+1 435-586-9451

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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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... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
Linda F
Brigham City, Utah, United States
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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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Ventura, Cal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Much smaller than Bryce Canyon NP and Zion NP, Cedar Breaks makes up for the lack of size with a park that has lush meadows, wildlife, and beautiful colors in a huge natural amphitheater. There are trails, a visitor center, and 4 or 5 overlooks from which to enjoy the scenery.

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

We love Cedar Breaks because it is small, not crowded and stays relatively cool because it is at 10,400 feet. We did both the alpine pond hike and the rampart overlook hike with our 7 and 10 year olds. The alpine pond hike was shady and cool. The views on the spectra/rampart hike are stunning. But if you only have... More 

2 Thank taj24
Mesquite, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We wanted to escape the heat of the endless summer and decided to drive to Cedar Breaks last weekend. The drive was easy and it got cooler nearing the park. The park was at above 10000 ft elevation and as it was raining in some parts of Utah, it started getting chilly and the temperature dropped to 56 degrees. Before... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

We've bypassed this park on previous visits to southern Utah, but decided to stop on this trip. Really glad we did. The views are spectacular. Well worth the drive to get here.

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Visiting Cedar Breaks is worth the trip for the scenery even if you don't get out of your car. But, you should. The Alpine Pond Trail is a moderate two mile hike worth doing for the views. The Spectra Point Overlook trail is also a shorter and less strenuous than the Ramparts Overlook trail.

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Rockville, Maryland, United States
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This is not a terribly large park, but the views are great. We unfortunately didn't have the time to hike some of the trails but would have love to have spent more time there. It's well worth the $5 per person entry fee.

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Spanish Fork, Utah
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

It is so beautiful. It is like a little Bryce Canyon. The different colors are amazing. It is worth seeing.

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Concord, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

We were unable to get through Zion on a return from Kanab, so ventured north through to Cedar CIty with stop at Cedar Breaks for a short hike. SO glad we took the extra time to do this. Not only was it so much cooler, with nice cool breezes, but it afforded another view of the rampant gorgeousness that abounds... More 

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St. George, Utah
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

The elevation of Cedar Breaks, at 10,300 feet, means that the temperature is typically 10 to 15 degrees less than Cedar City, sometimes 20 to 30 degrees less. When we were there, the temperature in Cedar City was 95 degrees, and the temperature at Cedar Breaks was 65. It's a wonderful panorama, beautiful colors, and a breathtaking trip up highway... More 

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