2021 Summer Visitor Guide

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Orange and red rocks descend quickly away forming an canyon.

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With the end of winter and the return of mild temperatures at Cedar Breaks National Monument, the park is excited to offer a wide variety of visitor activities this summer beginning Memorial Day Weekend, Friday, May 28. For information on what is open and closed now, please visit our Current Conditions Page.

The information below will help you plan your visit to the park this summer. With construction expected to begin on the park’s new Visitor Contact Station the experience will be different but still memorable. This page will be regularly updated throughout the season, please check back as your arrival date approaches.

Campground

Point Supreme Campground will open on June 19. All campsites must be reserved on www.recreation.gov. There are no first come, first served sites at the campground.

Fee Collection, Pass Sales, & Visitor Information

Beginning May 28, rangers will staff the Information Center southeast of Point Supreme. The Information Center is in a new location on the east side of Rim Road. At this Information Center, visitors can speak with a ranger, pay their entrance fee, or purchase an interagency park pass. Once construction begins at Point Supreme, an additional information booth will be opened at the North View Overlook. At this booth, visitors will be able to speak with a ranger, pay their entrance fee, or purchase an interagency park pass.

Festivals and Special Events

The park plans to host its regular monthly festivals June through September. Additional details will be added in mid- to late May 2021.

  • BioBlast: An exploration of everything wild, special programming on June 19 & 20, will focus on the incredible wildlife at Cedar Breaks.

  • Wildflower Festival: Experience the incredible display of blooming native wildflowers on the park expansive alpine meadows July 2-11.

  • Stories of the Breaks Festival: Celebrate the history of the people who have made Cedar Breaks the special place that it is today August 21-22.

  • Southwest Astronomy Festival: A collaboration with Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument to explore the night sky in Southwestern Utah September 10-12.

Junior Ranger

Beginning May 28, Junior Ranger Activity Books can be picked up from either of the information booths or from a roving ranger. Park rangers will be available throughout the park at overlooks and on trails to review completed books and award badges. A special Master Junior Ranger Program is in the works, check back on this page for more details.

Park Store

Beginning May 28, the park store will be in the same building as the Information Center (southeast of Point Supreme) and will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Point Supreme Overlook

This overlook will be completely blocked from visitor access once construction of the park's new visitor contact station begins. This work is expected to begin during the 2021 season and continue through the 2022 season. Once construction begins, visitor services that were formerly at this location will be moved to the North View Overlook.

Ranger Programs

Beginning May 28, park rangers will be offering public programs daily. For specific information, including starting locations and time, on daily programming visit the calendar page or stop by the information center or booth in the park. Programs will be posted online one month in advance.

Restrooms

Beginning May 28, the vault toilets at the Picnic Area will be open for visitor use. The restrooms at Point Supreme will be closed for the duration of the 2021 & 2022 seasons. Portable toilets will be added to the Information Center (southeast of Point Supreme) and North View Overlook in mid-June. Please plan ahead when traveling to the park.
NOTE: Campground restrooms are for registered campers only.

 

Last updated: April 28, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Cedar Breaks National Monument: Administrative Office
2390 West Highway 56 Suite #11

Cedar City, UT 84720

Phone:

(435) 986-7120

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