Spectra Point

At 10,000 feet this hike is perfect for escaping the summer heat. Lowlanders might huff and puff, but the view from the overlook is worth every gasp.

Trail Type: Hiking

Length: 1.9 miles round trip

Elevation gain: about 380 ft

Approximate hiking time: 2 hours

Bathrooms: Yes, at the Visitor’s Center

Pets: No

Best time to visit: March–October

This hiking trail is located near Cedar City and one of the few hiking trails at Cedar Breaks National Monument. The trail follows the rim of the Cedar Breaks amphitheater and provides amazing red rock views the entire length of the trail. Also featured along this trail are bristlecone pines, one of the oldest living tree species in the world. During summer, enjoy the wildflowers.

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