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Address: Zion National Park, UT
Activities: Driving
Description: A winding road that climbs to a high elevation with beautiful scenery and...
A winding road that climbs to a high elevation with beautiful scenery and very few visitors
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Great place for wedding

Enjoyed a wonderful outdoor wedding on Kolob Terrace Road. The views were unbelievable! What a backdrop for a wedding! There were places for campers along the way. Watch out for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
Andres-Lori O
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Colleyville, Texas
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Colleyville, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Enjoyed a wonderful outdoor wedding on Kolob Terrace Road. The views were unbelievable! What a backdrop for a wedding! There were places for campers along the way. Watch out for cows and jack rabbits crossing the road...they take their time crossing (another photo op). No guard rails and steep drop in some areas.

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Cupertino
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is almost 40 miles from Zion Visitor Center. The freeway speeds are higher there, so will not take much time once you hit I-15. The views from the road are good. But the road itself is not too long, so OK for a quick visit in the evening. The trail to natural bridge is like 14 miles and we... More 

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Elk Grove, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We enjoyed this drive, but might have enjoyed it a bit more if we had the Zion brochure which is received at the entrance to the Park which we had not visited prior to taking this drive. It was a nice "preview" to Zion Canyon itself.

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St. George, Utah
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151 reviews 151 reviews
30 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Took the motorcycle up to Kolob Reservoir yesterday. The meadows, canyons and rock formations are stunning. This is a constant climb from Virgin, topping out at over 8,000 ft and a slow go due to narrow and twisting road. Speed limit is 35, so don't plan on a quick run. Most of the road is open year round but about... More 

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We went to Kolob Terrace Road as a break from the crowds in the Canyon. The gentle Northgate Peaks Trail was also an attraction. It is a beautiful trail through meadows and forests to an overlook toward Zion Canyon. A great spot to eat your lunch. After the hike keep on driving to Lava Point, Edge of the Plateau for... More 

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St. George, Utah
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Nice Camping around the lake. Good Fishing. Beautiful part of Zion National Park. Some of the roads in this area are Dirt and not suitable for nice cars; trucks and SUV's should do fine. Most cars should stay on the paved roads.

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Well worth the drive. We didn't hike up there, but the drive was very nice. There are mountains and meadows, deer and cattle (on the road). The reservoir at the end wasn't worth the drive, though.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This doesn't get the numbers of Zion but is a nice drive and worth stopping off to do a couple of hikes although some require permits. There is a reservoir at the end of the road and some great views on a couple of dirt track roads. Make sure you have food and water because there's nothing much else up... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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139 reviews 139 reviews
28 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Do the drive to the Reservoir and be mesmerized by the blueness of the waters. Hiking is just a car stop and a walk in non directional ways. Let your senses be your guide... So many wonderful hikes to inhale... I remember just sitting there until I heard a grasshopper hop by; I said hello and the grasshopper said goodbye!... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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86 reviews 86 reviews
20 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

While the trails accessed from the Springdale entrance to Zion National Park get a lot of well-deserved attention, Kolob Terrace Road will give you access to some excellent walks and hikes, not to mention spectacular scenery, while taking you out of the Springdale crowds. Lava Point, the highest spot in the park (and a good place to look for California... More 

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