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Kolob Terrace Road

Zion National Park, UT
+1 435-772-3256
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Scenic 24 mile drive, Few people or cars.

Very scenic 24 mile drive accessed from the west of Springdale. While the road goes in and out... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
Scenic road with unpopulated trailheads

The turnoff is in Virgin, UT and a sign directs you toward Kolob Reservoir. On the road you enter... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
Pleasanton, California
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A winding road that climbs to a high elevation with beautiful scenery and very few visitors
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Zion National Park, UT
+1 435-772-3256

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very scenic 24 mile drive accessed from the west of Springdale. While the road goes in and out of Zions Park, you don't need to pay an entrance fee. A number of great stops to take pictures. Unless you want to go on the Kolob...More

1  Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 10 June 2017

The turnoff is in Virgin, UT and a sign directs you toward Kolob Reservoir. On the road you enter and exit Zion NP a couple of times but all the scenery is spectacular. The road climbs up to almost 8000 ft. So you are seeing...More

1  Thank Mmarymomm
Reviewed 6 June 2017

You leave the highway at Virgin and go up north for 24 miles. You will gain roughly 1400 meters / 4500 feet in altitude and drive through various landscapes from desert up to alpine forest near Kolob Reservoir that is at the end of the...More

1  Thank llagonne66
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We took our time and just putted up the road. The changes in scenery from Virgin to Kolob reservoir are awe inspiring. We sat at the reservoir and relaxed. Drive this road. You will not be disappointed

Thank pksmith61
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This road starts adjacent to the Virgin River just east of the town of Virgin and climbs to an elevation of 8,000 feet at the Kolob Reservoir. The uncrowded road is a definite contrast to the main canyon of Zion N.P. There are plenty of...More

1  Thank Fred A
Reviewed 27 April 2017

With this being our 7th visit, we have done much inside the park via the shuttle and various hikes over the past 15 years. Since both of us currently have knee problems we looked for something for us to enjoy without a lot of walking....More

1  Thank Thelrose
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Kolob Terrace Road starts at the east end of Virgin, UT and winds through the Zion plateau and takes you to Kolob reservoir. This road is also known for its access to 'the subway' but I just explored it on my motorcycle. Note that this...More

1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Much of the beginning of the road is a camping, motorcross circus followed by a long burned down area then dotted with parcels of private property where people keep building houses ruining the views of the park. By the time you're past that stuff you...More

1  Thank David E
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

A beautiful drive and a good opportunity to get away from the crowds of the main Zion Canyon. A steep winding road with beautiful views. Unfortunately we didn't make it to the reservoir due to snow over the road. Will definitely try again later in...More

Thank Mandthepand
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The views are stunning and the road is fully paved. Easy to access off I-15. There is a visitor center.

1  Thank John S
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kelly n
28 September 2016|
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Response from RJKoko | Reviewed this property |
It is paved except for the road surrounding the reservoir.