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Kolob Canyon, UT

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Canyons are inherently risky. Flash floods occur without notice on sunny days. Technical skills & surrounding topography knowledge required yet does not eliminate risk.
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Distance One Way 14 miles
Trailhead Elevation 7,466 feet
Elevation Gain 500 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 15.67
Interest Off Trail Hiking, Perennial Waterfall & Perennial Creek
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Preferred   Jul, Aug, Sep
Sun  7:11am - 5:22pm
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Zion Subway Top to Bottom
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Kolob Canyon is a 14 mile one way canyon trip with 500 feet elevation gain. Located 21 miles south of Cedar City Utah. Trailhead access is via a dirt road which is typically car accessible when dry. July and August are the best months to enjoy this activity. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.


Overview: A full trip down the beaUTiful Kolob Canyon from the West Rim TH to the Zion Narrows and down to the Temple of Sinewava is best done over two days. Due to it being downstream of the Kolob reservoir, it's flow it regulated by the Washington County Water Conservancy District and you need to check with them before getting permits and dropping in. Bring thick wetsuits and enough rope for rappel up to 165ft...

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    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    Zion National Park
    Zion Per Car/7 Day Entrance Fee (Permits such as backcountry and such may pertain too)


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    To canyon trip
    From highway UT 9, take Kolob Terrace Road north to the turnoff for the West Rim TH
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