Top 5 Things to do at Navajo Lake

  Recreate among the lava beds and swim among the clouds at Navajo Lake, Dixie National Forest. The Navajo Lake recreation area is located atop Cedar Mountain (approximately 25 miles east of Cedar City). This pristine lake was originally known to the Paiutes as “Pa-Cu-Ay”, meaning “Cloud Lake”. Early pioneer settlers gave it its present […]

Cedar Breaks National Monument’s Wildflower Festival

    Written by Kenzie Lundberg, 2017     In the heart of Southern Utah’s national parks, Cedar Breaks National Monument is tucked in the mountains just east of Cedar City. High atop the Markagunt Plateau, this giant amphitheater is over 2,500 feet deep and more than three miles across. Formed by an abundance of minerals, the colorful […]

Starting Spring in Cedar City on the Right Foot

  Things to do once the warm weather hits There may still be snow in the forecast but we see hints of green and are ready to get out and play! With something for every adventurer, Cedar City is the perfect place to spend springtime and we can’t wait to show you around. Check out […]

Score the perfect Christmas tree on a Christmas Chopping Trip!

Take a Christmas Chopping Trip CEDAR CITY, UT – Start this holiday season out with a family outing to find the perfect Christmas tree for your home.  This is the PERFECT family adventure to get outside, play in the snow, drink hot cocoa, and adventure our beautiful backyard.  Christmas tree cutting is a tradition of […]

DOG-FRIENDLY OPTIONS IN AND AROUND CEDAR CITY – Because dogs are family too!

When planning your vacation to southern Utah, many factors come into play when building your itinerary.  Are you bringing children?  What kind of family activities are there? What trails are kid-friendly?  And, for many, can we bring the dog along?  Cedar City prides itself in being a family friendly destination.  In doing so, Cedar City […]

Drive Southern Utah’s Beautiful Fall Color Loop this Fall

As the weather starts to cool, the area around Cedar City prepares to put on a dramatic show. With a backdrop of striking red rocks and southern Utah’s national parks, Cedar City provides an unmatched destination for of fall foliage viewing. Rated as one of the “Top Eight Unique Destinations to View Fall Colors” by […]

Kolob Canyon is closing for the summer: A list of scenic adventure alternatives.

These scenic adventure alternatives will make Kolob Canyon’s closure this summer much easier, and will surely fill your southern Utah summer! by Lani Penney, Cedar City • Brian Head Tourism Bureau Yes, you read right, Kolob Canyon will be closing for the 2018 summer.   Starting May 1, 2018, Kolob Canyon District of Zion National Park […]

Get out and enjoy the southern Utah snow before it melts away

Get out and enjoy the southern Utah snow before it melts away! With spring quickly approaching, winter withdrawals may be starting to set in.  Fortunately, recent snow storms have provided Brian Head Resort, and Dixie National Forest – near Cedar City, Utah – with plenty of that fluffy white stuff to go around for a […]