Official information on Cedar, Utah boat rentals and jet ski rental, waverunners, sea doo rental, wakeboard boat charters and lessons at lakes around this beautiful city in Utah. More about Cedar City it is a city in Iron County, Utah, United States, 250 miles south of Salt Lake City on Interstate 15. It is the home of Southern Utah University, the Utah Shakespearean Festival, the Neil Simon Theatre Festival, the Utah Summer Games, and other events. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 20,527. This is a popular city for vacationers who come from all over the world to visit Cedar City, Utah; and enjoy several lake which allow motorized speed boats which can tow wakeboarders, water skiers, kneeboard, wakesurf, or tubing.