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19 Things to Do/Places to See this Spring

By Southern Utah University on April 06, 2017 in

Students, Cedar City

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Things are warming up in southern Utah. With a rise in temps comes a need to get out and adventure. Here are 19 things to do in your own backyard in Cedar City this spring.

1. Pack a lunch, invite friends and find the perfect spot to lay out a picnic on campus.

 

2. Explore the historical structures at the grounds at Frontier Homestead State Park

 

The Homestead is open for Spring and the buildings and activities throughout the grounds are waiting for you!

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3. From easy to technical, boasts miles and miles of trails for all types of mountain bikers.

 

4. The Southern Utah Museum of Art hosts free events for the public, including Family Arts Night Series and Art Insights events.

 

Lowlights โœจ // #lowlight #shotoniphone7plus #suma #southernutahuniversity #nighttime #utah #lights #museum

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5. Catch one of Cedar's legendary sunsets at the top of the C. The "C Overlook" includes parking and viewing areas and the large white painted "C" on the mountainside. 

 

Had a great time leading a Pacesetters trip tonight. Cedar has some very beautiful sunsets.

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6. Walk Main Street to explore evidence of the roots of Cedar City, architecture, and appreciate the center of our small town 

Downtown Cedar City is starting to come alive. Have you walked Main Street lately? #downtown #CedarCity #VisitCedarCity #Utah

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7. Hike, fish or kayak at Navajo Lake, located 26 miles east of Cedar City.

 

8. Support SUU Athletic spring events like softball, golf, tennis, track & field and gymnastics. Admission for students is free.

 

9. Take a trip to Zion National Park before the summer rush of tourists hits.

 

10. See the newest movie on $5 Tuesdays at the Megaplex Cedar Stadium, plus get deals on concessions.

 

11. Eat at a local restaurant you've never been to. Consider Centro, The Pastry Pub, Main Street Grill or Sonny Boys.

 

12. Visit all the statues on SUU's campus.

 

13. Play all 18 holes at the Cedar Ridge Golf Course 

 

14. Witness the incredible dark skies at Cedar Breaks National Monument

 

15. Visit Parowan Gap, a place of over 1,000 years of accumulated petroglyphs.

 

Had some fun looking at petroglyphs and dinosaur tracks close to home. ๐Ÿพ

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16. Cast a line: fishing spots are all around Cedar City, including Yankee Meadow Reservoir, Navajo Lake, Lake on the Hill, and Minersville. 

 

17. Red Cliffs Recreation Area is a short, scenic and fun trail with a waterfall finale.

 

18. The Artisans Gallery has a wide selection of paintings, photographs, ceramics, sculptures and music. 

 

19. Each March events are held on the SUU campus for Founders Week, a celebration of the university's birthday.