Cedar Mesa SRMA

The Cedar Mesa Special Recreation Management Area (SRMA) is a popular area for hiking and backpacking to see Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings and rock writing in a natural setting. Many miles of spectacular canyons lined with cliffs cut across the mesa. Other attractions include scenery and wildlife, as well as the solitude of desert canyons. Permits are required for overnight backpacking in the canyons.

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Canyon Country District: Cedar Mesa

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365 N Main St.
PO Box 7

Geographic Coordinates

37.524223, -109.896007


Access to the area is from State Highway 95 (SR 95) between Blanding and Hite, or on SR 261 between SR 95 and Mexican Hat. The Kane Gulch Ranger Station is on SR 261 about four miles south of the junction with SR 95.