Fun Snow Activities

Ice Skating and Hockey

The Glacier, Southern Utah’s Ice Rink is located in Cedar City and is a popular attraction for people of all ages! This ice rink provides public skating, learn to skate lessons, youth hockey, adult hockey and High School hockey. 


Some great places to go sledding (and tubing as well) in and around Cedar City is at Wood’s Ranch and at the hill east side of Canyon View Middle School. Brian Head Resort is also a popular place near Cedar City that provides opportunities for sledding and tubing. 

Skiing and Snowboarding

Nearby Brian Head Resort is a great destination for winter sports, especially skiing and snowboarding. Plus, Brian Head Resort is approximately 33 miles from Cedar City! Brian Head Resort offers skiing/snowboarding 71 runs, 8 chair lifts and 2 surface lifts. For beginner skiers and snowboarders, as well as advanced skiers and snowboarders, Brian Head Resort offers a wonderful Winter Sports School

Snowball Fight/ Building a Snowman

Sometimes, nothing is better than having a snowball fight and building a snowman on a Saturday morning. These snow oriented activities are especially enjoyable when you get to go back inside afterwards to enjoy a warm cup of hot cocoa. To make the process of building a snowman more interesting, you can put together a snowman contest for your neighborhood.  


Thunder Mountain Motorsports, Inc. (which is based out of Brian Head, Utah) offers snowmobile tours in the back-country of Brian Head, Cedar Breaks National Monument and Dixie National Forest. Thunder Mountain Motorsports, Inc. operates a full service repair facility and has experienced snowmobile tour guides who can explain safety information and fun facts and information about the area. 

If you are interested in taking out your own snowmobiles or renting snowmobiles and exploring on your own, the Cedar Mountain East Fork Snowmobile Complex has over 160 miles of groomed trails. Trail information can be found at Utah State Parks & Recreation at (801)- 538-7433.

About Crescent Hills 

Are you looking to move to Cedar City? Or are you a current resident of the area, but are wanting to find a new home? Crescent Hills is a growing community that is perfect for those looking for easy access to schools, shopping, and local attractions, while still wanting to maintain their privacy and peace. Phase 2 is now open and homes are under construction. Contact us today to pick the perfect plan and lot.