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Address: Highway 15, Exit 40, Zion National Park, UT
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Activities: Hiking
Description: Scenic canyons located on the northwest section of Zion offer scenic...
Scenic canyons located on the northwest section of Zion offer scenic overlooks onto natural arches, waterfalls, and the myriad colors of this popular National Park.
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Fantastic view

I have passed the Kolob Canyon exit for years while traveling down I-15. I finally took the time to explore this canyon. I was pleasantly surprised and how amazing the view is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Orem, Utah
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Orem, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

I have passed the Kolob Canyon exit for years while traveling down I-15. I finally took the time to explore this canyon. I was pleasantly surprised and how amazing the view is. I highly recommend it!!

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Went due to high reviews on this site. It wasn't bad but not as great as the rest of Zion. It has one hike along a creek that offers a great view at the end and a few settler cabins on the way that was interesting to see.

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Custer, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Easy off the interstate. In less than 2 hours you can drive this, take a short hike, see beautiful scenery, and not fight the crowds of Zion.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A short drive off the interstate (I15) was the 5 mile drive to the top of the scenic road. There are overlooks and beautiful vistas. You can hike the trail heads or just drive to the top.In the main part of Zion your in the valley. Here you drive through the canyon. Well worth the short drive from the interstate.

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Muskoka District, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

You can spend an hour or a day in this part of the park. The drive is beautiful with lots of pull outs. We picnicked at the end of the drive and then hiked the trail. The view at the end if the trail is lovely but not entirely different than any place you stop along the trail.

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NH, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I am really glad we stopped to spend a few hours at Kolob Canyons. The views were spectacular and the hiking was great. I would definitely recommend visiting this place.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Very nice drive into the canyon. We started on the Middle Fork of the Taylor Creek trail but that was disappointing. Even in May there was very little water in the creek and trail was really not that enjoyable.

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Although a part of Zion, it has it's own personality. Less than an hour drive from main canyon and a couple hours on the scenic drive is most definitely worth the time. Different rock & cliff formations with spectacular red color!

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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Kolob Canyon was great, really scenic and very few people. If you have time in a Zion visit, it's only a short distance up I-15. From the visitor's center it's about a 5 mile ride with many pull outs for pictures. We drove to the end picnic area and hiked a short trail. We were very glad we did this... More 

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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Very different from the better known areas of Zion, we had a GREAT hike with BEAUTIFUL views. We passed a total of two other parties in 7 hours of hiking.

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