Cedar Breaks National Monument

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Latitude, Longitude: 37.631921, -112.832502

I need a plan to take in all of Utah parks in one driving trip. Can you help me?
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Arches National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Edge of the Cedars State Park, Utah, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Pipe Spring National Monument, Zion National Park, Utah, Auto/Motorcycle, Lodging
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In Utah You’ll be right in the heart of the Grand Circle, a collection of seven national parks, eight national monuments, numerous state parks, scenic byways, historical sites, prehistoric Indian ruins, colorful ghost towns and stunning geologic formations. Take some time to explore some of these places, including Zion, Canyonlands and Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For more information check out www.grandcircle.org and www.utah.com/nationalparks/grandcircle.htm. Some suggested itineraries are available at http://www.utah.com/itineraries/grand_circle.htm.

Also check out this list of park-by-park highlights in the Grand Circle.

Please swing by OhRanger.com after your trip to let us know how it went!

11 years ago
The Latest on the Cedar Breaks--Will it become a National Park?

September 15, 2009, 8:51 am
There's been some more discussion lately about whether Cedar Breaks National Monument will become a National Park.The Iron County Commission in Parowan, Utah, met this week to discuss the possible change.OhRanger.com covered the story back in June. Get the details and check out photos of the proposed expansion here. ...

County Commission discusses Cedar Breaks monument-to-park change

September 15, 2009, 8:50 am
Grazing, hiking, tourism, public access, private property rights and Cedar City's watershed were the main topics addressed Monday by an estimated 40 participants at a public hearing before the Iron County Commission.The purpose of the hearing was to assist the county to best decide the direction of its proposal ...

Rattlesnake Creek Trail

Located just outside the park?s north entrance, part of the Ashdown Gorge Wilderness Area. This rugged trail drops 2,500 feet in four miles where it intersects with Ashdown Creek. Hikers can then follow the creek upstream into the canyons of Cedar Breaks, or follow the creek down through the ...

Campground Trail

This trail is a one-mile round trip that offers a nice, short walk with views of the amphitheater along half of the trail. This trail starts at the Visitor Center and ends in the Campground. This trail provides an excellent opportunity to get out with your pet in the ...

Zion Natural History Association Bookstore

The Zion Natural History Association (ZNHA) is a non-profit organization established in 1931 to support education, research, publication, and other programs for the benefit of Zion National Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument, and Pipe Spring National Monument. Financial support by ZNHA members combines with the sales from our bookstores ...

Cedar Breaks Visitor Centers

Open: late-May to mid-October Daily 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Phone: (435) 586-0787 Special Programs: Daily Ranger talks and Evening Programs in inclement weather Exhibits: yes Available Facilities: Restrooms are not located within the Visitor Center, but near the parking lot ...

Spectra Point/Ramparts Trail

The trail leading past Spectra Point begins in the southern portion of the Monument at the Visitor Center. It leads four miles, round trip, passing through an area that harbors the ancient conifer species of Bristlecone Pine. The route ends at an overlook of the amphitheater and into the ...

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