Jill and Jose's RV Lifestyle travel blog

The Amphitheater

A picture of the many formations along the rim and the bowl...

The wild flowers early in the morning along the Alpine Pond trail

Still on the Alpine Pond Trail

Jill among the flowers

All of these are wild flowers you can see along the trail

We reach the pond, BTW there are trout in the pond

Another spectacular view of the Amphitheater at Cedar Breaks

This gives you a sense of the enormity of the vistas

This is now our afternoon hike around the rim of the Amphitheater

Here we dipped just below the rim

Another fabulous view from the rim trail

We took over 100 pictures, these are but a few of the...

We will leave you with this final picture


Cedar Breaks Utah : July 6, 2006


Cedar Breaks is near Cedar City, Utah. The park is about an hours drive from St. George our RV Park. We got up early and arrived as the park was opening and planned to spend a day viewing, hiking and taking pictures. Once at Cedar Breaks, you drive on a scenic route that climbs up to an altitude of about 10,000 feet. The scenic drive took us through forests and meadows and at that high altitude, it was cool, which we appreciated as a reprieve from the hot summer temperatures. From the many roadside overlooks, you get different views of Cedar Breaks as you look down into the red cliff formation aptly named the Amphitheater. From these overlooks, you see fantastic displays of eroded cliffs with all sorts of hoodoos and sculpted shapes. We hiked 2 miles on the Alpine Pond trail to see the wildflowers and then another 4 miles along the rim of the Amphitheater. We were not disappointed and enjoyed another great day of hiking!



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