2014-2015 Winter Season Has Begun
Park facilities, including the campground, restrooms and visitor center are closed for the season. UT 148 will remain open until snow forces its closure. Until that time regular traffic is permitted, but caution is advised in winter conditions. More »
Inventory and Monitoring
To make sound management decisions, park managers need to know how and why natural systems change over time, and what amount of change is normal. National Park Service scientists monitor the “vital signs” of national park ecosystems—much like a physician measures a patient’s heartbeat and blood pressure to determine well-being and help diagnose problems.
At Cedar Breaks NM, the network monitors air quality, climate, land surface phenology, landscape dynamics, and uplands.
Did You Know?
When the Southern Paiute occupied this region, they referred to it as "u-map-wich," which translates to "the place where the rocks are sliding down constantly."