Kolab Canyon

Kolab Canyons red rocks and moon Zion National
Kolab Canyon Zion National Park

A visit to Zion National Park should include a trip to Kolab Canyons. The Kolab Canyons part of Zion is often overlooked. There are several trails that are well worth the time spent hiking.

Red cliffs Kolab Canyons, Zion National Park
Kolab Canyons Zion National Park
Red cliffs Kolab Canyons, Zion National Park
Kolab Canyons Zion National Park
Red cliffs Kolab Canyons, Zion National Park
Kolab Canyons Zion National Park
Red cliffs Kolab Canyons, Zion National Park
Kolab Canyons Zion National Park

The easist way to see the Kolab Canyons is vis a scenic byway located off I-15 exit #40. As you go up the byway you'll find interpretive signs and pullouts that mark points of interest. Thh scenic byway provides views of the oldest and youngest rocks in Zion, as well as its tallest peak: the 8926 foot - Horse Ranch Mountain.

The scenic byway takes ends at the Timber Creek Overlook after an over 1,000 feet climb. The view from the overlokk is breathtaking. Try to get there in late afternoon for the best picture taking.