UT 148 Closed
Utah Highway 148, the main road through Cedar Breaks National Monument, is closed for winter. Until it reopens next spring, we invite all to continue to enjoy the monument on snowshoes, x-country skis, and snowmobiles.
Website Maintenance and Updates
Over the next few weeks, Cedar Breaks' website will be updated. The site will be reorganized, resulting in a better, faster user experience. However, during the update, some pages and links may not be functional. We apologize for any inconvenience.
These publications are freely distributed by the National Park Service. All require Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing.Geology
An brief overview of how Cedar Breaks was formed. The different geologic processes that formed the Breaks are discussed.History
An introduction of the history of Cedar Breaks. The historic significance of the Civilian Conservation Corps and their importance to Cedar Breaks, the old Historic Lodge, and the Southern Paiute who occupied the area are all discussed.Lightning
Discusses the relevance of lightning at a higher elevation. The threats and safety associated with lightning.Why Are The Trees Dying?
As you travel up the mountain and throughout the Monument, you will notice many dead spruce trees. This brochure offers you an explanation of what happened.Wildflowers
Cedar Breaks is home to a wide variety of wildflowers.
Did You Know?
The difference between a National Monument and a National Park is the way they are created. National Parks require Congressional approval, while National Monuments are established by an Executive Order of the President.