Gateway to the National Parks.Cedar City is just a 1½ miles from Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, and Cedar Breaks National Monument.
It's an outdoor enthusiasts Heaven!
Add to that the Utah Shakespearean Festival, the Utah Summer Games and the American Folk Ballet, and you will see why Cedar City is truly a " Festival City."
A metropolitan lifestyle in a small town setting!
Elevation: 5834 ft
Land area: 20.1 square miles
Zip code: 84720
Cedar City is home of the extravagant Utah Shakespearean Festival and the sensational multi-colored rock formations of Cedar Breaks National Monument. At an elevation of 5,800 feet, the climate is semi-arid with temperatures ranging from the high 80s to the low 20s.
And just 18 miles south of Cedar City, the Kolob Canyons section of Zion National Park which offers a scenic drive and great hiking trails. Follow Hwy 14 as it heads through the lush forest on Cedar Mountain and past scenic Navajo Lake. Then go North on 15 to see the Parowan Gap Petroglyphs which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places signifying its importance as a cultural treasure!