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Great trail

Less crowded than most trails at Zion with great views, colorful canyons and rock formations... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Charles G
Ottawa, Canada
Should'a, Would'a, Could'a

We decided to start hiking up Kolob Canyon from the Visitor Center. Why? -- You might ask. After... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Little Rock, Arkansas
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Scenic creek that flows through a secluded, shadowy canyon with steep, high, red cliffs offering an abundant variety of plant and animal life.
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Less crowded than most trails at Zion with great views, colorful canyons and rock formations. Better way to enjoy the park.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Charles G
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We decided to start hiking up Kolob Canyon from the Visitor Center. Why? -- You might ask. After getting on the Taylor Creek Trail for a while, we were asking ourselves the same. We really wanted to go all the way to the Alcove. The...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank World_Traveler_Food
Reviewed 20 March 2018

If you're looking for a beautiful trail in Zion that is both beautiful and that doesn't seem so manufactured, and that won't make you repeat, "why in the hell am I doing this?", this is the trail for you. It wends its way along the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Ron S
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

This was a fantastic hike. We did it in about 3.5 hours. Lots of streams to cross, scenery and historical spots. There are no bathrooms or water spots so be prepared. The arches at the end of the trail was spectacular, so worth the hike....More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank kdnorth
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

The least best hike in the area. Very dark and cold with views of plain canyon walls. Much better options elsewhere in the park.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Richard I
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Did the South Fork of Taylor Creek in January. The trailhead is just a bit further up the road from the main Taylor Creek trailhead. The hike is steep in a few places, and after 2 miles, the hike gets technical as the canyon slots...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank David L
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Very nice hike that ends in this huge cavern they call the double arch. You won't believe the size nor the colors. It's a very special place

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Brenda C
Reviewed 25 October 2017

One of our favorite places to visit on our trip. Free parking at the lot with a path that leads down to the trail. Crossing the creek multiple times with a chance to sit and relax and enjoy the quiet. Easy hiking doable for most...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank jenLeCreate
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Arrived at Zion's quieter north-western entrance from an overnight in St. George. No waiting to purchase our park pass and make the scenic drive to the end, walk Timber Creek Trail and then Taylor Creek Trail. The color on the cliffs was spectacular, like they...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Table42
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This is a very pleasant hike in the Kolob Canyon part of Zion park. There are far fewer visitors than at other parts of Zion, so it won't be crowded. This trail is rated moderate, based on its length (5 miles) and the incline along...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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