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Quick Facts
Designation: Utah State Scenic Byway
Fees: Cedar Breaks National Monument charges an entrance
Length, One-Way: 6 Miles (10.0 Kilometers)
Time: 10 Minutes

General Information

Description - Driving up the high elevated, winding road, travelers can take their time and take in the color and character of this byway. From the flowered meadows of the Dixie National Forest to the multi-colored rock amphitheater of Cedar Breaks National Monument, Byway U-148 is a spectacular site. Stopping on a clear day at one of the many scenic pullovers one can see for a hundred miles, across the Escalante Desert to the Great Basin and western Nevada. Sunsets are best seen over the amphitheater in the Cedar Breaks National Monument. As the last rays of sun illuminate over the brillant red rock, one is filled with awe. Small animals and large alike are common pedestrians along the byway in the early morning and late evening. Of these, the most frequently seen is the mule deer.

Attractions - The Cedar Breaks Scenic Byway (U-148) is known for it's Natural and Scenic Attractions.

Directions from : From Cedar City, take U-14 west about 30 miles to the junction with U-148. Turn left (north). U-148 (all 6 miles of it) is this byway.

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Additional Information:
Utah Scenic Byways - Utah's Scenic Byway Program is comprised of 27 routes that showcase Utah's splendor; from slick rock canyons and pristine deserts to majestic mountain views and high country lakes.

Scenic Byways Homepage - National Scenic Byways official web site with detailed info on all national and state byways.


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