• Cedar Breaks amphitheater

    Cedar Breaks

    National Monument Utah

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    Park facilities, including the campground, restrooms and visitor center are closed for the season. UT 148 will remain open until snow forces its closure. Until that time regular traffic is permitted, but caution is advised in winter conditions. More »

Volunteer

Volunteers in Parks (VIP) program

Thank you for your interest in the Volunteers in Parks (VIP) program at Cedar Breaks National Monument.

VIP's are an integral part of the staff at Cedar Breaks, and perform a wide variety of duties including:

  • Campground hosts for Point Supreme Campground
  • Interpretation: staffing the Visitor Center, guided hikes, talks, roving interpretation, Junior Ranger program, and other activities.
  • Wildflower Festival: assisting with annual Wildflower Festival planning, guided hikes, Junior Ranger Scavenger Hunt, and other activities.
  • Winter Yurt: staffing, snow removal, interpretation, and general visitor assistance.

Contact Cedar Breaks National Monument Headquarters to inquire about current volunteer opportunities at (435) 586-9451.

Student Conservation Association Internships

You may also wish to contact the Student Conservation Association (SCA) about volunteer positions. SCA positions are generally full-time, twelve-week positions in public or private natural resource management agencies throughout the United States. Transportation costs and bi-weekly stipends are paid by SCA. Cedar Breaks hires interpretive interns through this program each year. Park housing is provided for SCA's. For more SCA information and an application, go to www.thesca.org or call (603) 543-1700.

Did You Know?

Southern Paiute

When the Southern Paiute occupied this region, they referred to it as "u-map-wich," which translates to "the place where the rocks are sliding down constantly."