Things To Do

Child and man hiking on the rim of Cedar Breaks.

Cedar Breaks offers three trails accommodating all skill levels. Whether it's a shady stroll through the forest or a hike along the rim, our trails have something for everyone. There is also a fourth, more strenuous trail just north of the park for experienced hikers.

Ranger with two visitors on the rim of Cedar Breaks.

Ranger Programs
Join a Park Ranger to learn more about Cedar Breaks National Monument. Topics include geology, animals, plants, human history and more. Programs include guided hikes, interpretive talks, junior rangers, and evening programs. All programs are free. Check our event calendar or in the Visitor Center for times, places, and subjects.

Information Center at sunset with a pathway and puddles in the foreground.

Information Center & Bookstore

The Zion Natural History Association operates a bookstore and information desk located inside the Cedar Breaks Information Center. A wide variety of books and souvenir items can be purchased from 9:00 am--6:00 PM daily during the summer season

Night sky with the milky way galaxy and the silhouette of trees in the foreground.

Star Gazing
To celebrate and share the beauty of our dark night skies, Cedar Breaks hosts an annual series of "Star Parties." Star parties are free of charge and held in Cedar Breaks during the summer months, and Brian Head Town during the winter months. Telescopes are provided for viewing, although visitors with their own telescopes are invited to bring them along.Also mark your calendar for our annual Southwest Astronomy Festival to enjoy numerous astronomy events throughout southern Utah!

Red and white tent set up near a green meadow with trees in the distance.

Cedar Breaks offers a spectacular camping experience at 10,000 feet elevation. Ranger-led evening programs are offered on weekends in the 26-site campground.

Crowd of children gathered in front of the Cedar Breaks Information Center.

Upcoming Events
There is always something to do at Cedar Breaks from our annual festivals to our Star Parties. You are sure to find an activity that fits your plans!

Red, yellow and purple flowers.

Wildflower Festival
The summer months in Cedar Breaks are excellent for viewing a variety of wildflowers! Cedar Breaks also holds an annual Wildflower Festival in July when special activities and events are held for the public.

Closeup of red and orange aspen leaves on a branch.

Fall Colors
Late September to early October offer the best views of leaf colors on Cedar Mountain. Cedar Breaks was rated by USA Today as "one of the top ten places to experience fall colors" in the United States!

Park Superintendent Paul Roelandt dressed in winter skiing equipment.

Winter Activities

Cedar Breaks is open in winter! When several feet of snow cover the roads and meadows, Cedar Breaks becomes a paradise for snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and snowmobiling.

Last updated: September 15, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Cedar Breaks National Monument: Administrative Office
2390 West Highway 56 Suite #11

Cedar City, UT 84720


(435) 586-0787 x4040
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