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Breathtaking.

We've been to various places nearby in the past but Cedar Breaks has never featured before - what a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julie P
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United Kingdom
A beautiful discovery

We couldn’t make it to Bryce Canyon so I did some research to explore something more local. Cedar... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sheri H
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Brooklyn New York
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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
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State Highway 143, Cedar City, UT 84720
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting place to see if it's on your way. Restrooms were closed, unfortunately. Walkways were hevily iced up, so be acreful if you go in should seasons.

Thank Lee P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to various places nearby in the past but Cedar Breaks has never featured before - what a shame. The road winds up through this park and if coming from the North you will actually have seen all the park before you get to...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We couldn’t make it to Bryce Canyon so I did some research to explore something more local. Cedar Breaks turned out to be a breathtaking treasure with the trees turning color. The ride up was filled with stunning scenic mountains and valleys. The canyon amphitheater...More

Thank Sheri H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very similar to Bryce NP but it’s own charm . Colder st the top as over 10,000’. Plenty of free camping in Dixie National Forest.?

Thank Pamela P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went at a time when all the flowers were in bloom! The formations are amazing! We all loved the views! We definitely want to come again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cedar Breaks is in many ways a smaller and more intimate version of Bryce Canyon. It is higher in elevation, with the overlooks iat 10300 to 10500 feet of elevation. A short walk uphill will put many out of breath, since most of us do...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cedar Breaks is always beautiful but more so with the extra bonus of taking a wonderful walk along the paths through the wildflowers. Plus the scenic overlooks are always worth a visit

Thank Dee S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On my adventures in Utah i had the opportunity to see many beautiful wonders and Cedar Breaks was at the top of the list. The beautiful neapolitan peaks and valleys are stunning. Weather you go in early morning or dusk you will get a great...More

Thank FroSays
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, there are “big” national parks nearby, but this national monument shouldn’t be snubbed. It’s not far from I-15 and US 89 and the overlooks, trails, etc. are easily accessible from UT 148 that parallels the amphitheater. A visit to just take in the expansive...More

1  Thank allme
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I drove here last week from St. George in the morning. The drive was great because you can see all the leaves on trees that changed colors, some yellow and some red. It was very cold too, due to the high elevation (10,000 ft). I...More

1  Thank Bryan P
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JBRetired
22 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
19 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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