Highway 143 reopens after Brian Head Fire

As the Brian Head fire continues to decrease in size, roads and attractions around the mountain are reopening. National Scenic Highway 143 is now reopen on both sides, from Parowan to Panguitch, as well as lodges, restaurants and boat rentals around Panguitch Lake. “We are so grateful to the firefighters, police force and volunteers who […]

6 Instagram-Worthy Spots in Cedar City

6 Instagram Worthy Spots in Cedar City | Visit Cedar City

Instagram is one of the best ways available to share your adventures. Of course, putting your photos out there for the world to see means you probably want to actually put some thought behind your shots. Luckily, Cedar City is full of photogenic locales that do almost all that legwork for you—no filter needed. From […]

Celebrate the Season with a Christmas “Chopping” Trip

Celebrate the Season with a Christmas Chopping Trip | Visit Cedar City

Celebrate the holiday season with a day playing in the snow, drinking hot coco, and adventuring to find the perfect Christmas tree in southwest Utah. Whether tree cutting is already a household tradition, or this year marks the start of a new one, a Christmas chopping trip it is a great way to get outside, explore the diverse landscapes of the Dixie National Forest and Bureau of Land Management, and spend time connecting with family.

2016 Tour of Utah Stage One Schedule of Events

2016 Tour of Utah

Zion Canyon Village to Cedar City Boil down all of the beauty found in Utah and you’d end up with something that looks a lot like Stage 1 of the 2016 Tour of Utah. Starting at Zion Canyon Village, this challenging opening stage travels through breathtaking Zion National Park and the high alpine regions of […]

Celebrate 20 Years of Summer Solstice Programs at Parowan Gap

Celebrate 20 Years of Summer Solstice at Parowan Gap

June 18th marks 20 years of hosting Summer Solstice Sunset programs at Parowan Gap. Celebrate the Summer Solstice at Parowan Gap with activities throughout the day, including workshops by archaeologist Garth Norman, a BBQ dinner and the traditional sunset program at the Gap. The summer solstice program began in 1996 with museum and visitor center […]

Art in the Parks

Arts in the Parks: Explore Utah's National Parks through the Eyes of Local Artists | Visit Cedar City

Are you ready to experience the colors, shapes, and structures of Southern Utah’s National Parks in a whole new way? Ready to be inspired by the way others see and interpret the beauty of the parks? The National Park Centennial celebration is bringing with it numerous opportunities to experience nature through art with exhibitions, art […]