Kolob Canyons Visitor Center

A sandstone monument with a wooden sign that reads
Kolob Canyons is in the northwestern part of Zion National Park

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Kolob Canyons Visitor Center

Kolob Canyons is about an hour from Zion Canyon

Zion National Park covers nearly 150,000 acres. Kolob Canyons is located in a different area of the park than some of the best known areas like the Narrows and Angels Landing. If you want to visit those trails, head south to Zion Canyon.

Welcome to Kolob Canyons

The Kolob Canyons district 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 the scenic drive, hike into one of the majestic canyons, or begin a multi-day adventure into the Zion Wilderness, the Kolob Canyons of Zion has something special for everyone to experience.

Please be aware that the Kolob Canyons Road may be closed during winter months due to snow or ice. Pedestrians are prohibited from walking the road during snow plow operations. Current Conditions.


Kolob Canyons Visitor Center: Hours of Operation

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. There is no shuttle bus in Kolob Canyons.

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Last updated: January 11, 2024