Cedar Breaks Scenic Byway

Cedar City, Utah

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A 6-mile drive with riveting views of the cliffs and amphitheaters of Cedar Breaks National Monument. Cedar Breaks Scenic Byway combines a unique blend of national forest and national monument. The paved two-lane highway is open from about June through mid-October, and has frequent scenic pullouts and overlooks. Traffic is constant and slow-moving. The speed limit through the monument is 30 miles per hour. Special attractions: Outstanding geologic formations, beautiful views, wildflowers, Ashdown Gorge Wilderness, hiking, camping. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.
National Forest Scenic Byways Rocky Mountains

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National Forest Scenic Byways Rocky Mountains

by Beverly R. Magley (Falcon Guides)

A 6-mile drive with riveting views of the cliffs and amphitheaters of Cedar Breaks National Monument. Cedar Breaks Scenic Byway combines a unique blend of national forest and national monument. The paved two-lane highway is open from about June through mid-October, and has frequent scenic pullouts and overlooks. Traffic is constant and slow-moving. The speed limit through the monument is 30 miles per hour.

Special attractions: Outstanding geologic formations, beautiful views, wildflowers, Ashdown Gorge Wilderness, hiking, camping. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.

©  Beverly R. Magley/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Scenic Drives
Nearby City: Cedar City
Distance: 6
Season: June through mid-October, then closed by winter snows
Local Contacts: Dixie National Forest and Cedar Breaks National Monument
Driving Directions: Directions to Cedar Breaks Scenic Byway

Recent Trail Reviews

9/17/2008
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Spectacular views of Cedar Breaks and the surrounding Dixie National Forest. Crowds were light in mid-September.



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