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Conveniently located about one mile away from the Cedar Breaks Visitor Center, Spectra Point offers stunning views of the arches, columns, spires, pinnacles and canyons that make up the giant geologic amphitheater of Cedar Breaks. Also, one of the world's oldest tree, the bristlecone pine, grows along the Spectra Point Trail.

Short Hike: From the Visitor Center, take the Ramparts Trail for just under a mile until it intersects with the Spectra Point Trail. Round trip mileages is around 2 miles for this out and back.

Family Friendly: A mellow hike out to amazing views with plenty to see along the way.

Gem Type: Viewpoint

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Kristen Arendt

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Aug 19, 2019
Jon Woods
Easy wide smooth short. Great views for sunset
Feb 25, 2019
Alicia Trejo
Nov 20, 2018
Brad Bishop
Stopped on way to Vegas.
Sep 11, 2018
Sam SPADE
Aug 18, 2018
April Hoover
Jul 26, 2018
Jean-Claude Linossi
Very beautiful trail with stunning views of the national monument. The trail also has an abundance of wildflowers and wildlife.
Jul 9, 2018
Kara Carnes
Jun 30, 2018
Joy Sudano

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