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Dixie National Forest

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Address: Cedar City, UT
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A two-million acre national forest replete with natural wonders, "The...

A two-million acre national forest replete with natural wonders, "The Dixie" has deep canyons, fascinating rock formations, mountains, lakes and towering ponderosa pines. Visitors can hike, fish, camp or simply immerse themselves in the natural beauty.

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We did a road trip of southern Utah and so went in and out of the Dixie National Forest many times. Such a beautiful place!

Reviewed 8 February 2017
Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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54 reviews
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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We did a road trip of southern Utah and so went in and out of the Dixie National Forest many times. Such a beautiful place!

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Aiken, South Carolina
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73 reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

if your are a nature lover, don't miss the drive through the Dixie National Forest! We opted for this route as the shortest way to get from Bryce Canyon to Cedar City (using a "real" map), and certainly got more than we expected!! It is an easy drive but the scenery should not be missed. We stopped several times along... More 

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Ocean, New Jersey
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156 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

On our way to Bryce Canyon we stopped to enjoy a quiet hike into the red rocks of the Dixie National Forest. Off the beaten track and very quiet with great scenery and wildlife.

Thank Helen G
Manhattan, Kansas
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62 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Driving from Grover Utah to Boulder Utah I was able see very beautiful country. I drove with the windows down to take in the fragrance of the trees and the fresh air. The speed limit was 45 mph but why would anyone want to hurry through this forest. The slower you go, the more you get to take in.

Thank hoef972
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621 reviews
166 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Drove out from Cedar City through this miracle of nature.Great scenery and rock formations everwhere. It must be wonderful to stop off in the summer and picnic.

Thank alexanderSpain
San Jose, California
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49 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 December 2016

We drove through the Dixie NF going from Zion NP to Bryce Canyon NP. We didn't expect much. Were we surprised! As we entered (in mid September), we were treated with beautiful, multicolored trees. As we drove, we saw many evergreen forests as well as beautiful yellow trees (aspens?). We drove to lake where we got out our bikes and... More 

Thank Pharon L
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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50 reviews
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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful scenic drive, and a great shortcut to Bryce Canyon. When I drove there, there was fresh snow in the early morning just after sunrise on a sunny day. It could not have been more enchanting, but I know this drive is great all year round.

Thank Robert M
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

The national forest is stunning and a must visit if you are in the area. A natural beauty that is as spectacular as the Grand Canyon. I

Thank FansofGreece
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

So its a long drive from anywhere, but the drive alone is worth the gas. i spent a few days here with family who live nearby. Be sure to prepare and bring the right equipment, its a tough walk to bryce canyon, we picked a blue sky day, not sure it would be much fun if colder. ADVICE go on... More 

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Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Best off the beaten path hikes in the south of Utah outside of parks run by the state or feds. I liked the hikes around Brianhead best.

Thank Tom W

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