Edge of the Cedars State Park
Edge of the Cedars State Park

Pottery Edge of the Cedars State Park is an archaeological site and museum located in Blanding on the grounds of a former Ancestral Puebloan/Anasazi village. The 6.65-acre park's main attraction is its impressive collection of artifacts and ruins. The Edge of the Cedars museum houses the largest collection of Ancestral Puebloan pottery and relics in southeastern Utah. A restored kiva located behind the museum provides an insider's look the unique dwellings of the Ancestral Puebloan people. Edge of the Cedars State Park is a designated State Historical Monument and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The state park was incorporated in 1974 and is managed by the Division of Utah State Parks and Recreation.

Nineteenth-century cowboys from nearby Bluff nicknamed the area Edge of the Cedars because of its natural boundary between forest and desert. The park is located at 6,049 feet elevation. In addition to the museum and ruins, there is a short paved trail landscaped with native plants and outdoor sculptures, a picnic area, and restrooms. Camping is not permitted. Edge of the Cedars State Park is open Mondays through Saturdays year-round. The park is located 21 miles south of Monticello, and can be reached by following signs from Highway 191 for one mile from Blanding.

Edge of the Cedars State Park: http://stateparks.utah.gov/parks/edge-of-the-cedars

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