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Address: State Highway 143, Cedar City, UT 84720
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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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Quiet, elevated beauty

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... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2016
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Concord, New Hampshire
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 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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San Jacinto, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This is a "must see" that is often overlooked because of Bryce and Zion National Parks being so close by. The viewpoints are spectacular.

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Thank Ron M
Providence, Utah
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Lived in Utah all my life, getting to Cedar Breaks was never a high priority. Had a family reunion in Panguitch Utah, so we decided to hit Cedar Breaks just for the afternoon. Well worth the trip.

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Thank rhoth33
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Fabulous red rock vistas at a national monument that is not overrun with visitors like many of the southern Utah parks. Beware the altitude - over 10,000 feet above sea level. Takes your breath away - literally.

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Cold Spring, Kentucky
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Nice drive up from Cedar City. The overlooks are just amazing. Hiked to the Alpine Pond. The lower trail was a lot of up and down and the upper trail has a pretty severe switchback section near the pond. Well worth it. Sorry l missed the wild flowers.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We happened to be in St. George over July 4th and saw information in the paper about this being in the typical two-week period that the wildflowers are blooming at Cedar Breaks. We drove up I-15 to Cedar City and then over to Hwy 14 to go up the mountains. Hwy 14 was an excellent road, although the curves and... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

If you are in Zion, or Bryce Canyon, you owe it to yourself to take a trip to Cedar Breaks. A beautiful alpine area that is a treat to see. Like a smaller/newer version of Bryce, but at over 10,000 ft it is a great experience.

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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Great ride for a bike, motorcycle or car. It's a short ride but the view is beautiful. I recommend stopping in Brianhead for a quick bite at the Pizanos pizzeria. Great food great and beer. It's a short ride so only plan on a half a day

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

This place has stunning views! We stopped at a lot of the look outs to realy get to see all the different sides of the area. There is camping, trails, junior rangers and ranger talks and walks.

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