What does it mean to be an International Dark Sky Park?

What does it mean to be an International Dark Sky Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument | Visit Cedar City

For me, the ability to see the Milky Way in all its glory is one of the great joys of living in the American West. Sadly, not all of us are so lucky. The stars are something that unite us and bring us together, yet today less than 25% of Americans can even see the Milky Way from their backyard.

What’s Happening this March

What's Happening this March in Cedar City, Southern Utah Events, Visit Cedar City

Access adventure in Cedar City with everything from Ranger-Led Snowshoe Hikes and Star Parties (and a special celebration with Cedar Breaks National Monument) to Cedar City Junior Ballet’s performance of Sleeping Beauty. Check out what’s happening this March in Cedar City:

A Night Sky Photography Primer

Cedar Breaks National Monument: A Night Sky Photography Primer, Zach Schierl | Visit Cedar City

The dark skies around Cedar City are a great place to try your hand at night sky photography. Any DSLR camera and a tripod is all you need to get started.

Welcome the Summer Sun at Parowan Gap

Welcome the Summer Sun at Parowan Gap, Alex Santiago, Visit Cedar City

Before groundhogs and modern-day calendars, ancient people used the movement of the sun, stars and planetary objects to guide them. This Saturday at approximately 8:05am, experience these ancient traditions in person. While there will not be a formal program, everyone is invited to welcome the Summer Sun out of its winter home at the Parowan Gap.

What’s Happening in January

What's Happening in January | Cedar City Travel | Visit Cedar City

There are lots of chances this month to get out and enjoy the famous Utah powder as well as a Fee Free day in the National Parks, the music of BYU Noteworthy, the Parowan Birthday Celebration, Snowmobile Ride with a Ranger and Ranger Guided Snowshoe hikes into stunning Cedar Breaks National Monument!