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Address: Highway 15, Exit 40, North-west Part of Zion National Park, Zion National Park, UT
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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A beautiful day ride

Want to see beautiful high country visit Kolob Canyon. Whether just taking a few hours drive or sport fishing Kolob, either is a serine drive and great photography. You'll want to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Jack D
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Apple Valley, Utah
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Apple Valley, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Want to see beautiful high country visit Kolob Canyon. Whether just taking a few hours drive or sport fishing Kolob, either is a serine drive and great photography. You'll want to check the fishing regulations on the lake. Not power boats allowed. Take a float tube or manual powered device to experience the Trout.

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Half Moon Bay, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our first view of Zion and it did not disappoint. We were in awe after our first turn into the canyon. We hiked Taylor's Creek and it was gorgeous. Even though it's not that long a hike, it is strenuous in places and you really do need lots of water!!

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Hilo, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We read the great reviews about Kolob Canyons and went out of our way to see them. Boy were we glad we did! It's just off the highway and absolutely gorgeous. The Zion entry pass will get you in both Kolob and Zion. Such incredible beauty and we would have never known it was there if we had just been... More 

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Zion was our last national park since it is closest to Vegas (where we flew to/from). On the way from Moab to St. George, on I-15, I saw a sign that said "Kolob Canyon" but did NOT realize at that time this was part of Zion, otherwise I would have stopped the first day. Our second day we did the... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have the time, this is a beautiful 2 hour exposure to more of nature's wonders. You stop at the visitor center to pay your fee and to utilize their nice restrooms. The roads have been paved in a rust coloration, which really blended with the formations. Like Bryce Canyon, sort of scan the sites as you drive in,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't make time for hiking here but I can imagine it would be worth at least a day to appreciate this place. The drive through to the viewpoint was stunning. The best part is it's nowhere near as busy as Zion. If you prefer a little serenity with your nature experience, this is a hidden gem!

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San Diego
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very glad we did Colob Canyon but you have to enter by a different entrance then the main Zion National Park. It is much quieter and has a more Serene feel to it. We did the 5 Mile Loop and took pictures at the peak.

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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Based on out travelers reviews, we spent several hours fouling this beautiful part of Zion. It is well worth the hour drive.

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Novo Mesto, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kolob Canyons is situated about 40 miles north of Zion Canyon and that is enough that you will be almost alone once you reach it. There is a 5 mile scenic drive from the visitor center to Kolob Canyons Viewpoint with many beautiful views even before you reach the top. We were short on time so we only drove up... More 

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St. George, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove up to Kolob to check out the reservoir since my husband loves to fish... We were both pleasantly surprised..the lake was beautiful and lots of folks camping.. We then took a hike on the north rim of Zion. The overlooks and vistas along the walk were Priceless..even the back lava lock was beautiful. We only saw 6 people... More 

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