• Cedar Breaks amphitheater

    Cedar Breaks

    National Monument Utah

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  • UT 148 Closed

    Utah Highway 148, the main road through Cedar Breaks National Monument, is closed for the winter season. The route is groomed as a snowmobile trail until mid-March.


These publications are freely distributed by the National Park Service. All require Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing.


An brief overview of how Cedar Breaks was formed. The different geologic processes that formed the Breaks are discussed.


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.


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.


Cedar Breaks is home to a wide variety of wildflowers.

Did You Know?

Bristlecone Pine

The oldest trees in Cedar Breaks National Monument are the Bristlecone Pine. One Bristlecone is over 1,600 years old. You can view this tree on the Spectra Point Trail.