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Cedar Moutain and Dixie National Forest are great places to spend some time during the hot summer months. Caves, waterfalls and ancient trees are just a few of the things you'll see when you visit. If you only have a day, here are our favorite places to stop.
Only about 10 miles up Cedar Canyon, Thor's Tunnels is a great places to cool off and play in the creek.
One of the most familiy-friendly hikes on the mountain is the Bristlecone Pine Trail. It's a short hike, but offers views of Zion Naitonal Park and weaves it's way through some of the oldest trees in the world.
The Cascade Falls trail offers some of the best views on the mountain, and leads to a pristine waterfall. This trail gets very hot during the day and doesn't have any shade, so it's best to do it early or later in the evening.
Navajo Lake is some of the coldest water you'll swim in! You can fish, SUP, boat, camp and ride the bike trails around the Lake.
Mammoth Cave is a natural lave tube cave located near Duck Creek, UT. The tubes extend in multiple directions and are of varying heights. If you feel like belly-crawling, there are a lot of long tubes to explore. If you don't want to crawl, there are some large caverns that are interesting to explore, too.
An of course, when in Cedar City, make sure you stop by the UTAWESOME Mural!