Markagunt High Plateau Scenic Byway (U-14)
National Forest: Dixie National Forest
Length: 40.0 mi / 64.4 km
Time to Allow: 1 hour
As you climb steeply from Cedar City through narrow Cedar Canyon and into the Dixie National Forest, you will often catch glimpses of Cedar Breaks National Monument ahead through breaks in the dense aspen, pine, and spruce forest.
An amazing, 40-mile journey through the Dixie National Forest, the Markaguant High Plateau Scenic Byway connects Interstate 15 and Highway 89 through beautiful southwestern Utah. Beginning in Cedar City and climbing steeply through narrow Cedar Canyon and into the Dixie National Forest, catch glimpses of Cedar Breaks National Monument through gaps in the dense aspen, pine, and spruce forest. Camp, bike, or hike at numerous stops along the way, in these elevated outdoors. Learn of the history and settlement of the area. Breath-catching views throughout invite you to delve deeper.