Cedar Breaks National Monument Trails

To find trails in Cedar Breaks National Monument, Utah select a region or trail below.

Alpine Pond (Cedar Breaks National Monument) :: Brian Head, UT

A short loop trail through wooded country atop the Markagunt Plateau. This trail forms a loop through the subalpine forest above the east rim of the Cedar Breaks amphitheater. It is a self-guiding nature walk, with pamphlets provided at either trailh

Spectra Point–Ramparts Trail (Cedar Breaks National Monument) :: Brian Head, UT

A short, out-and-back day hike along the rim of the Cedar Breaks. This trail follows the south rim of the Cedar Breaks amphitheater, revealing sweeping vistas of the ragged walls and eroded pinnacles that fill the basin. From the parking lot the pat

Upper Alpine Pond Trail :: Cedar Breaks National Monument, UT

Upper Alpine Pond Trail is a hiking trail in Iron County, Utah. It is within Cedar Breaks National Monument. It is a mile long and begins at 10,492 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles with a total elevation gain of 195 feet. The Al

Alpine Pond Trail :: Cedar Breaks National Monument, UT

Alpine Pond Trail is a hiking trail in Iron County, Utah. It is within Cedar Breaks National Monument. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 10,557 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 19 feet. The Chessm

Lower Alpine Pond Trail :: Cedar Breaks National Monument, UT

Lower Alpine Pond Trail is a hiking trail in Iron County, Utah. It is within Cedar Breaks National Monument. It is a mile long and begins at 10,492 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 395 feet. The Al

Spectra Point Overlook Trail :: Cedar Breaks National Monument, UT

Spectra Point Overlook Trail is a hiking trail in Iron County, Utah. It is within Cedar Breaks National Monument. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 10,365 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 484 feet

Rampart Overlook Trail :: Cedar Breaks National Monument, UT

Rampart Overlook Trail is a hiking trail in Iron County, Utah. It is within Cedar Breaks National Monument. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 10,293 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 590 feet. The

Rampart Overlook Trail :: Cedar Breaks National Monument, UT

Rampart Overlook Trail is a hiking trail in Iron County, Utah. It is within Cedar Breaks National Monument. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 10,293 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 590 feet. The

Cedar Breaks Bottoms (Dixie National Forest) :: Cedar City, UT

A backpack route that begins at Crystal Spring in Dixie National Forest and ends in Cedar Breaks National Monument with several trail options. The portion of the hike that falls within the national monument is a Research Natural Area and is closed to

Markagunt Plateau Scenic Drive: Cedar City to Parowan :: Panguitch, UT

A high-elevation mountain and plateau drive, this loop is composed of three separate designated scenic byways, giving two major options to complete either a short or long loop. The scenery is a terrific combination of alpine forest, aspen groves, and

Spectra Point/Ramparts Overlook :: Panguitch, UT

An undervisited scenic wonder, Cedar Breaks National Monument is a lovely example of the farthest western reaches of the Colorado Plateau’s stunning geological beauty. Formed in order to protect “spectacular cliffs, canyons, and features of scenic, s

Rattlesnake Creek - Ashdown Gorge (Dixie National Forest) :: Brian Head, UT

A long day hike or short overnight trip down a primitive route from the Markagunt Plateau to the lowlands, followed by a wade through Ashdown Gorge. This rugged route makes a long descent along the edge of the Cedar Breaks amphitheater, then follow

Summit Mountain Road Drive :: Summit, UT

This is a particularly beautiful drive, especially in autumn, with outstanding views of the Great Basin and the pink cliffs of Cedar Breaks National Monument. It has pretty stretches through stands of aspen and pine and climbs more than 3,000 feet. I

Ashdown Gorge Wilderness Trails :: Cedar City, UT

Ashdown Gorge is a small but unique wilderness area next door to Cedar Breaks National Monument. Locals use the area during the hunting season, but otherwise it receives few visitors. You’re more likely to share the trail with yellow-bellied marmots,