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Timber Creek Overlook, Zion

The Timber Creek Overlook in the Kolob Canyons section of Zion National Park gives magnificent views of the Zion mountains. This trail is located at the end of the Kolob Canyons Road, 5.2 miles from the Visitor Center. The trail is about 1 mile return with a 200 foot elevation rise.

Overall rating = easy

Distance: 1 mile total – easy
Elevation gain: 200 feet – easy
Terrain: This trail was extremely muddy with difficult walking – moderate
Exposure: None – easy

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Getting There

Kolob Canyons of Zion National Park is located off exit 40 on Interstate 15 between St George and Cedar City, Utah. Take the Kolob Road 5.2 miles to the parking lot at the end.

The Trail

The trail takes you to a high knoll that overlooks the Zion mountains.

Here are some of the pictures we took.