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Beautiful drive - access to less crowded trails

The Kolob Terrace Road (Kolob Reservoir Road) is quite scenic with nice views of the western side... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jeff B
Seattle, Washington

Very Nice Scenic Drive. Lots of Pull-off, Hikes, Rock Formations, Ranches. and if you make it to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cleveland, Ohio
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“lava point”(25 reviews)
A winding road that climbs to a high elevation with beautiful scenery and very few visitors
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Kolob Terrace Road (Kolob Reservoir Road) is quite scenic with nice views of the western side of Zion National Park including many peaks and rock formations. It is the access road to many less crowded hikes but also worth a drive if you just...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very Nice Scenic Drive. Lots of Pull-off, Hikes, Rock Formations, Ranches. and if you make it to the end- a relaxing surprise

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Windobiz
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We drove to the Reservoir one afternoon for a break after hiking the Narrows in the morning. Fabulous views all the way up. Very little other traffic. We were at all the pull outs by ourselves. We didn’t hike any of the trails, but there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ilovegaylord
Reviewed 3 October 2018

A lovely drive, with plenty of pull-outs to stop for pictures but without the crowds! Happy to find restrooms at the Reservoir.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Theresa W
Reviewed 1 October 2018

GIven that few places can compete with Zion Canyon I can't give Kolob Terrace a 5-pip rating or recommend that you do this drive or hike in place of visiting ZC. However, I still strongly recommend you follow my path if you have multiple days...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cameron M
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Driving along this road and taking some short trails was one of the best parts of my visit to Zion. There are very few people taking this road, and the views are gorgeous and very different from what you see in other parts of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank ogol17
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Since we were staying on the Kolob Terrace Road at Under Canvas, we decided to take the road to the end to see what there was to be seen. What a delight! From Highway 9, it's about 25 miles in length. After running along the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Extraordinary808702
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is a beautiful corner of the park that is not crowded like the main section. We were the only people at most of the viewpoints. You will see an overview of the Zion canyon from afar. We were there around sunset and witnessed a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Jon C
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Lots of great hiking back here. Don't forget about it! We drove up to the place you can hike about 2 miles and see into the backside of the canyon.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank MaudraS
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Found this drive to take west of Zion park (27 miles) from Zion Camp RV. Simply remarkable!! Drive to Virgin and turn right on to Kolob Reservoir road (all paved).

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank carawelch
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5 September 2018|
Response from LSUTraveller | Reviewed this property |
As for the Kolob Terrace Road - it’s windy and scenic, and suitable for a small RV. As for the road to Lava Point, I wouldn’t recommend even a small RV on this road. It’s gravel/dusty, tight fit, with limited parking and... More
2 May 2018|
Response from JonathanM2436 |
The road is closed starting as of 5/1