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Kolob Terrace Road

Zion National Park, UT
+1 435-772-3256
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Be prepared to pay $30 to take the scenic road

Each car must stop for a permit at the visitor's center. It's got a cute gift shop. A ranger is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Los Angeles, California
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All Alone in Beautiful Country

We drove from Virgin to Cedar City. Over about 3 1/2 hours, we passed maybe three cars. The road to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California, United States
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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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Zion National Park, UT
+1 435-772-3256

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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 3 weeks ago 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

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 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

2  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

1  Thank pksmith61
Reviewed 6 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
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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.