At over 10,000 feet in elevation, Cedar Breaks National Monument rests on top of the Colorado plateau. Millions of years of sedimentation, uplift, and erosion have carved out this giant amphitheater, that spans some three miles and is more than 2000 feet deep. Students can learn about the forces that created this breathtaking view. It's a wonderful outdoor classroom for school groups. The following material should help you plan a successful educational experience.
Check out some of the links below for information on the parks cultural and natural history.
Ranger programs are available upon request. Click here to learn more about the programs that are available at Cedar Breaks.
Planning Educational Field Trips:
If you plan to bring your class on a field trip to Cedar Breaks National Monument, please go to Plan a Field Trip for planning information.
To see if your group qualifies for a fee waiver or exemption, go to Academic Fee Waivers for information on how to apply.
For information on hiking, visit our trail information page.
Did You Know?
Cedar Breaks National Monument can get about 250 days of freezing temperatures during the year. This freezing process contributes to the erosion that shapes the Cedar Breaks amphitheater.