Zion National Park Kolob Canyons

Most who visit Zion National Park visit the main canyon; however, many do not visit the Kolob Canyons in the Northwest corner of the park. Therefore, in this section of the park, the number of visitors and traffic is far lower than in Zion Canyon.

Zion National Park Kolob Canyons

Storm in Kolob Canyons Late Summer Storm in Kolob Canyons Welcome to Kolob Canyons
The Kolob Canyons section of Zion National Park is located at Exit 40 on Interstate 15, 40 miles north of Zion Canyon and 17 miles south of Cedar City. A five-mile scenic drive along the Kolob Canyons Road allows visitors to view the crimson canyons and gain access to various trails and scenic viewpoints.Here in the northwest corner of the park, narrow parallel box canyons are cut into the western edge of the Colorado Plateau, forming majestic peaks and 2,000-foot cliff walls. Whether you come to view the panoramic landscape from our scenic drive, hike into one of our majestic canyons, or begin a multi-day adventure into the Zion Wilderness, Kolob Canyons has something special for everyone to experience.Kolob Canyons Visitor Center
All guests are required to stop at the Kolob Canyons Visitor Center to show an Interagency Park Pass or pay the Zion National Park entrance fee. Wilderness Permits can be obtained here for backpacking campsites and canyoneering routes in the park. There is also a bookstore operated by the Zion Natural History Association.

 

Source: Kolob Canyons – Zion National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

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