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Address: Kolob Canyons, Zion National Park, UT
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Activities: Hiking
Description: Scenic creek that flows through a secluded, shadowy canyon with steep...
Scenic creek that flows through a secluded, shadowy canyon with steep, high, red cliffs offering an abundant variety of plant and animal life.
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When reading these trail reviews you will see a lot of discrepancies; most likely a person's expectations did or did not equal the actual experience. So decide what you are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

When reading these trail reviews you will see a lot of discrepancies; most likely a person's expectations did or did not equal the actual experience. So decide what you are actually looking for in a hike and the reviews will be more helpful. We were at the end of our trip and exhausted from some strenuous hikes earlier on and... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The trail takes you crossing Taylor creek many times. This is a great way to cool down throughout the hike. Just make sure you bring lots of drinking water since this side of the park is more wild. The main reward you get from this trail is a massive impressive alcove at the end of the trail. But if you... More 

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Bakersfield
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Quiet and enjoyable hike. We happened to visit during a little rain, so it was even more pleasant on the open spaces. Hike goes along little creek and you have to cross it about 40 times - no problem at all as it is very narrow and small. The alcove very picturesque and sure worth the hike to it.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

My husband and I took this hike on our one and only full day in Zion National Park because were worried that Zion canyon would be far too crowded. We started at 8:00 am and were the first ones there and didn't see anyone else for almost 3 hours until we began our hike back. It is a relatively easy... More 

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

Read reviews saying this was a must stop. The drive into Kolob Canyon was nice but this trail was very disappointing. Better to spend that time in the Park.

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Cedar City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This hike is five miles round trip. It is excellent for families. There gradient is very gradual. It follows a year around stream, passes two historic cabins, and ends at a beautiful red alcove with a double arch. Compared to other hikes in Zion National Park, this one is a lot less traveled. Definitely worth a few hours.

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Kipling. SK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This was an excellent hike, located in the far less visited Kolob Canyons district of Zion NP. I covered the middle fork, which is the commonly travelled section found in the hiking guide at www.nps.gov/zion Did not cover the north fork or south fork, which are options to Taylor Creek. This particular hike takes you along a slow flowing stream.... More 

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Springville, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We have done a lot of hiking in Zion National Park but this was our first Kolob Canyon hike. We started at about 10:00 am. and it took us exactly 4 hours. We are leisurely hikers who stop to take a lot of photos and eat lunch but we hiked back out fairly quickly. I had read that the hike... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Not a difficult hike but it's a long one. Following the creek bed along up through the canyon. Although the main Zion canyon had temperatures into the low 60's F and no snow or ice in sight this hike was chilly and snow covered in places but with grippers and plenty of layers we were fine. Scenery just like Zion... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

When visiting the Kolob Canyons of Zion National Park, hiking the Taylor Creek trail to the Double Alcove Arches is a must! The hike is easy to moderate. The distance of the hike is 5 miles roundtrip. Along the trail there are two cabins built in the 1930's. You will cross Taylor Creek several times during the hike, so plan... More 

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