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Zion National Park Sights

Kolob Terrace Road

  • Scenic Drive/Tour

Updated 10/28/2013

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This 22-mile road winds its way north from Virgin to the Kolob Reservoir. The drive meanders in and out of the park boundaries, crossing several important trailheads, all the while overlooking the cliffs of North Creek. A popular day-use trail leads past fossilized dinosaur tracks to the Subway, a stretch of the stream where the walls of the slot canyon close in so tightly as to form a near tunnel. Farther along the road you reach the Wildcat Canyon trailhead, which connects

to the path overlooking the North Guardian Angel. After passing the turnoff for the small Lava Point Campground, the road terminates at the blue waters of the reservoir, beneath 8,933-foot Kolob Peak. Keep in mind, this narrow, twisty road is not recommended for recreational vehicles such as motorhomes and travel trailers. Also, limited plowing in winter means it is closed to passenger vehicles December through April or May.

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Begins 14 miles west of Springdale, Zion National Park, Utah, 84767, United States

Sight Details:

  • Closed Dec.–Apr. or May

Updated 10/28/2013


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