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A short drive to reach the overlook of this beautiful canyon area and not the crowds of the main... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chris L
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Less crowded beautiful spot

This is a nice winding road up to an overlook. There were no crowds. The Kolob Canyon is beautiful... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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A five mile scenic drive with incredible canyons and cliffs.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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Zion National Park, UT

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A short drive to reach the overlook of this beautiful canyon area and not the crowds of the main part of Zion makes this a dream come true. It's a well maintained paved road with spots to pull over, gaze and take pictures. Clean vault...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a nice winding road up to an overlook. There were no crowds. The Kolob Canyon is beautiful and amazing! Well worth the drive.

Thank DNR4ever
Reviewed 1 week ago

My favorite part of this drive is plenty of places to pull over for photos. Went early in the morning weekday, so very little traffic. Great views.

Thank Vickie S
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Less traffic, quieter trails. Beautiful panoramic views at the trail that is at the end of the road. Worth the trip

Thank Jean L
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This is a trip that no one that's coming to this area should miss. It was so amazing. The weather was absolutely perfect and the sites were unbelievable. I traveled through mountains comma Meadows, farmlands, and ended up at the end of the road at...More

Thank Nobaddays1951
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Kolob is a Mormon name, referring to the closest residence to God's home and the vistas here can indeed be heavenly. This is a short, 5-mile drive off I-15, where just less than an hour sidetrip will suffice -- unless you want to do some...More

Thank Lynn A
Reviewed 8 May 2017

It is beyond breathtaking, it is so beautiful, EVERYWHERE....You can't take enough photos, took over 100 an wish I had taken more.

Thank 2013TravelinFool
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This part of Zion is quieter than the main part of the park, so we were able to enjoy this scenic drive without the traffic that you usually find in some other parks' drives. There are numerous places to pull over and take photos of...More

1  Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Spent a few days out in Utah specifically for the Zion park area. Spent plenty of time a several areas of the park but found Kolob to be my favorite. Kolob is the north-west area of Zion and seems to be far less traveled. Get...More

Thank Rcfurious
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I started our visit to Zion National Park here. It's not as crowded as the rest of the park. No need for a shuttle here. Views from the road are spectacular, plus lots of trails are accessible from the road. There are...More

Thank J-from-Marysville
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Lia H
9 June 2017|
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Response from DaverSteph |
Yes you could use the 5 Mile Road with your RV. At the end you have plenty of space to turn around. It's a dead end road. But there's no Lake at all... :)
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