Cedar Breaks Wildflower Festival showcases nature for families, visitors

Cedar Breaks National Monument hosts the 2016 Annual Wildflower Festival, Cedar City, Utah, July 2016 | Photo by Kaleigh Bronson, St. George News / Cedar City News

CEDAR CITY- At Cedar Breaks National Monument the annual Wildflower Festival has returned and the meadows have exploded with a diversity of high country wildflowers bursting into full bloom. The festival allows families and visitors a one-of-a-kind Southern Utah mountain experience and a way to beat the summer heat.

Cedar Breaks National Monument hosts the 2016 Annual Wildflower Festival, Cedar City, Utah, July 2016 | Photo by Kaleigh Bronson, St. George News / Cedar City News
Cedar Breaks National Monument hosts the 2016 Annual Wildflower Festival, Cedar City, Utah, July 2016 | Photo by Kaleigh Bronson, St. George News / Cedar City News

Every summer at the monument nature puts on a spectacular display of summer blooms, including kitten tails, aspen bluebells, scarlet paintbrushes, Colorado columbines, little sunflowers and many more.

Attendees can enjoy the stellar Cedar Breaks views, specialist or self-guided hikes and walks. Family-friendly activities such as such flower chalk drawings and flower crafts are available on weekends from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Visitor Center area.

The 2016 Festival is ongoing daily through July 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  A park entrance fee of $5 will be charged for each visitor 16 and older. Fees are paid at the entrance station at Point Supreme.

Read more about the Cedar Breaks National Monument Wildflower Festival here. 

Find more summer events at Cedar Breaks National Monument here.

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