Cedar Breaks Summer Activities

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Summer Activities

Summer activities in Cedar Breaks National Monument Utah can easily fill a week with outdoor activities to suit all ages and abilities amidst stunning red rock scenery. Read More

  • Hiking on 4 trails with wilderness camping opportunities 
  • Point Supreme Campground offers good amenities 
  • Enjoy the informative ranger-led programs at Cedar Breaks 
  • Many exciting outdoor activities amidst stunning natural scenery

Overview

Summer is high-season at Cedar Breaks UT but it still remains uncrowded. Popular activities include hiking, biking, nature-spotting, camping, ranger-led activities, star-gazing, wild-flower spotting and photography.

Scenic Drive

5-mile scenic drive around Cedar Breaks National Monument is a great way to orientate yourself with this breathtaking natural attraction.

Hiking

4 different hiking trails from the easy 2-mile Alpine Pond Nature Trail to the strenuous 10-mile Cedar Breaks Bottom Trail. The Spectra Point/Ramparts Overlook Trail offers 2 or 4 miles moderate hiking on a loop trail.

Backpacking

Cedar Breaks Bottom trail takes backpackers 10 strenuous miles to the bottom of the hoodoos and allows for wilderness camping.

Stargazing

Away from air and light pollution this is an excellent area for stargazing.

Nature Spotting

See a 1600-year old Bristlecone Pine at Spectra Point. Enjoy the beautiful alpine wildflower meadows. Spruce, fir and aspens look stunning in the fall.

Camping

Cedar Breaks Campground at Point Supreme has 28 sites. Ideal base for enjoying summer activities. Water, restrooms, tables and fire grills provided and evening ranger programs. Open mid-June to mid-September.

Ranger Programs

Ranger led programs include campfire talks, geology talks, and guided nature walks. Call 435-586-9451 for times and details.