Easier Than Ever in Cedar Breaks National Monument

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Cedar Breaks National Monument is a National Monument in the United States and it is located in Cedar City, Utah. Cedar Breaks National Monument is a natural form of the canyon, extending across 4.6km, with depth of more than 2000 feet (610 meters). The altitude of the edge of the canyon is around 3000 meters above the sea level. The Eroded rock of the valley is similar with formations of Bryce Canyon National Park, however it has its own unique outward appearance. Due to the elevation, parts of the park are made inaccessibility to vehicles by the snow during the time from October to May. Canyon visitor center is available only in June to October.  Although Cedar Breaks National Monument is not popular than others monuments, there still have thousands of visitors come here to enjoy the spectacular view annually.

A variety of wild animals can often be seen in protected areas such as porcupines, black-tailed deer of North America, rodents, Pika, woodchucks, Eurasian red squirrels, pouch rat, chipmunks and California gold black mouse. Mountain lions and other large animals are living in the region, but rarely appeared. The common birds include North American nutcracker, purple- green swallow and ravens.

The plateau is covered with brightly colored wildflowers and grasses during spring and summer. Cedar Breaks National Monument is a pleasant place for visitors camping and having rest for a while in the summer time. A small campground opens only in summer, which located nearby Point Supreme within the park. There are two famous hiking trails located in the monument. However, because of the low-temperature all the year around, even in August, it is considerably limited for hiking. Besides, there are no hiking trails but some small tracks along the rim for short walks.

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