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Duck Creek Campground

Summer Retreat - Dixie National Forest

Relaxing - Yoga - Paddle boarding - Hiking & More! Girl's Trip Escape on the Cheap. $5 for the campground. Come play and get away up Cedar Canyon surrounded by Cedar Breaks, Navajo Lake, Mammoth Caves, & Cascade Falls. We have reserved campsites right on the waterfront of Duck Creek Lake.

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Summer Retreat - Dixie National Forest
Summer Retreat - Dixie National Forest

Time & Location

Jul 14, 2023, 7:30 AM – Jul 15, 2023, 8:00 PM

Duck Creek Campground, Highway U-14, Cedar City, UT 84757, USA

Guests

About the event

Sign up - Lottery (sign up June 1 - 14th, then lottery June 15th), you will be notified by email June 15th to let you know if you are in or on waitlist. 

ITINERARY:

July 14th

7:30 AM Carpool Lehi

8:00 AM Carpool Springville

8-12 Drive

12-1 Set up camp at Duck Creek Campground

1:00 PM Lunch @ Hot Mamas Pizza at Duck Creek Village

2:00 PM Relax or Paddleboard/Kayak Navajo Lake

4:00 PM  Hike Cascade Falls (1.2mi 29 min) and/or Mammoth Cave (explore 30 min)

Evening Ideas:

6:00 PM Dinner at Martin's Deli, Live Bands & Karaoke

6:00 PM - 7:40 Free Shakespeare Festival Greenshow in Cedar City

July 15th 

8:00 AM Mountain Yoga

9:00 AM Mt Mama Breakfast Buffet (sign ups)

10:30 AM Spectra Point Overlook Hike Cedar Breaks (1.9 mi 57 min) or ATVs or Horseback Riding at Duck Creek Village.

12:30 PM Lunch in Cedar City

Afternoon Ideas

Thunderbird Terrace Outdoor Rappelling/Frisbee Golf

Southern Utah Museum of Art

Parowan Gap Petroglyphs & Dino Tracks

3:30 PM Drive Home

Home around 8 PM

(Group will vote on slack app on what they want to do most) 

Optional Excursions (you book on your own):

*Horseback Riding at Duck Creek Village  - 435-704-1404 $40 1/2 hr ride $60 1 hr.

*ATV Duck Creek Adventures  -  (702) 358-5159 duckcreekadventures.com 4 seat side by side starting at $220 for 2 hrs. (split cost with 4 people).

*Shakespeare Festival  -  (800) 752-9849 bard.org Friday 8 PM Romeo & Juliet or Raisin in the Sun, Sat. 8 PM Midsummer Night's Dream or Play that Goes Wrong $60-80.

TRIP COST: 

$5 for reserved camp site. Gas chip in for carpool. You buy your own food & optional excursions.

DIRECTIONS: 

I-15 S to Cedar City.  Take Scenic Highway 14 E. At mile marker 29 is Duck Creek Village. We  are staying at Duck Creek Campground Campsite along the waterfront.

Duck Creek Campground (435) 865-3200 https://maps.app.goo.gl/5AWGvAWFcv9qRKZNA?g_st=ig

GEAR: 

Synthetic  t-shirt & long sleeve, yoga pants, fleece, rain jacket, socks,  hiking shoes, sunscreen, bug spray, sunglasses, pjs, coat, gloves, hat,  swimsuit, towel, change of clothes, sleeping bag, pad, tent (will  share), pillow, flashlight, sleeping aids, medications, ear plugs,  toiletries (campground has bathroom but no shower), Breakfast potluck  item (sign up sheet TBA), hammock (optional), 3L water, snacks.

Optional Activities if doing can bring gear for:

-Paddleboard or kayak and oar (can rent BYU or UVU)

-Helmet, leather gloves, headlamp for Mammoth cave

-Blanket for Shakespeare Greenshow

-Yoga mat

-Harness, Rappelling device (can rent BYU or UVU)

-Frisbee

ROUTES:

Duck Creek: Duck Creek

https://maps.app.goo.gl/qPXeKzThAEq29TtG8?g_st=ic

Navajo Lake:Navajo Lake Campground

(435) 865-3700

https://maps.app.goo.gl/CbRxCujS4fRY49Te7?g_st=ic

Mammoth Cave: Mammoth Caves on AllTrails

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/utah/mammoth-caves--2?sh=scstls

Cascade Falls: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/utah/cascade-falls?sh=scstls

Spectra Point Overlook:Spectra Point Trail  on AllTrails

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/utah/spectra-point-trail-cedar-breaks-national-monument?sh=scstls

Thunderbird Terrace: Thunderbird Garden Trailhead

https://maps.app.goo.gl/op8bGGjGnK3Te9BB8?g_st=ic

Parowan Gap: Parowan Gap Petroglyphs Trail on AllTrails

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/utah/parowan-gap-petroglyphs-trail?sh=scstls

Photo credit:piedmont.org

Guide: Marilyn Boucher 801-803-1398

Base Commander: Kurtt Boucher 801-638-7878

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