Traveling With Pets

Adventure is always better with your best friend by your side. 

In Cedar City and the surrounding attractions, there’s no shortage of wonders to discover and many are welcome to furry visitors too. Discover everything you need to plan a pet-friendly adventure in southern Utah using the information provided below. 

Here are 6 Places that we recommend for pet-friendly adventure in Cedar City

  • Three Peaks Recreation Area 
    • Play a round of disc golf, hike, or just explore the rolling hills and unique terrain
  • Historic Downtown 
    • Find vibrant murals and cute local shops - shaded pet-friendly dining options
  • Frontier Homestead State Park 
    • Visit the historic homestead and museum - leashed pets welcome
  • Dixie National Forest 
    • Visit Navajo Lake, hike or bike on dozens of trails, or just explore
  • Cedar City Trail System
    • A paved network of trails that wind through the city and canyon scenery
  • Thunderbird Gardens Recreation Area
    • Play a round of disc golf, hike, or just explore the red rock scenery

*Please remember that the safest option for you and your pet while exploring is to keep them leashed. *

Pets and the National Parks: What to Know

Our nearby national parks have some options available for pet-friendly exploration within the parks. While visiting please be sure to follow B.A.R.K principles and respect the restrictions set by the National Park Service regarding pet-friendly trails and areas. 

Zion National Park: The only trail that allows pets is the Pa’rus Trail, which begins at the Zion Canyon Visitor Center. 

Bryce Canyon National Park: Pets are only allowed on paved surfaces, including park roads and campgrounds, the Shared-use Path, paved viewpoints, and the ½ mile (0.8 km) section of Rim Trail between Sunset and Sunrise Points. 

Cedar Breaks National Monument: Pets are welcome on paved areas of Cedar Breaks including parking lots and paved overlooks, as well as the Sunset Trail. 

Kolob Canyons, North Zion National Park: While they are welcome to ride in the vehicle with you for the scenic drive, pets are NOT permitted on any trails in Kolob Canyons. 

Pet-Friendly Lodging

Browse the lodging options included below, and keep an eye out for the Pet-Friendly indicator listed under amenities.