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Kolob Terrace Road

Zion National Park, UT
+1 435-772-3256
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Fabulous Detour

We trusted out GPS on the way to Zion National Park, and ended up driving the Kolob Terrace Road... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jacksonville, Florida
A wide variety of beautiful scenery

This is a 24 mile road that dead ends. Along the way you will see a wide variety of beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Kansas City, Kansas
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A winding road that climbs to a high elevation with beautiful scenery and very few visitors
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We trusted out GPS on the way to Zion National Park, and ended up driving the Kolob Terrace Road all the way to the top. The drive was incredible, as we saw some pretty amazing sights - even found snow! Eventually we spoke to a...More

Thank Avonlea001
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This is a 24 mile road that dead ends. Along the way you will see a wide variety of beautiful scenery. Don't miss doing this!

Thank harryatkck
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We did the 24 miles drive through the nice paved road and then took the 1.5 mile dirt road to lava point fire lookout. The road was is semi good condition. The views from there are very nice. You can see the vastness of Zion...More

Thank betty f
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We took this road and saw sites we would never have seen without doing as many others have urged us to do! It’s worth it, make the turn!

Thank Stellar A
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Each car must stop for a permit at the visitor's center. It's got a cute gift shop. A ranger is available for questions at the visitors center. I was told the road and view at the overlook are best seen at sundown. Permits are $30...More

Thank Kellysocal
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We drove from Virgin to Cedar City. Over about 3 1/2 hours, we passed maybe three cars. The road to the reservoir is paved, then unpaved after, but well graded and not a problem for our Prius. No scary parts to the drive. Views are...More

1  Thank DaveHLA
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a neat road that gives you a nice view of Zion from behind. It is an easy drive, but with some serious drop-offs right next to the road. Sunset is a great time to see this road.

Thank HappyDonor
Reviewed 22 July 2017

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

3  Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 9 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

2  Thank Mmarymomm
Reviewed 5 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

2  Thank llagonne66
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kelly n
27 September 2016|
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Response from RJKoko | Reviewed this property |
It is paved except for the road surrounding the reservoir.