Zion National Park

Zion National Park

Scenic Spots in Zion

Kolob Terrace Road Improved Road

This road extends 20 miles northward from the community of Virgin along the Virgin River to Lava Point Road. It is an improved road that has been paved, but is too steep for most recreational vehicles. The road begins at an elevation of 3,500 feet and ascends slowly northward ...

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Zion Canyon Scenic Drive Scenic Byway

This six mile scenic loop leads along the canyon bottom of the North Fork Virgin River. It begins where the Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway, Highway 9, turns eastward crosses the river and begins to ascend Checkerboard Mesa. Zion Canyon Scenic Drive leads northward from this point providing access to several ...

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Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway Scenic Byway

The Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway leads ten miles east from Zion Canyon. The highway ascends approximately 1,600 feet through the Pine Creek Valley to reach Checkerboard Mesa. The highway is a paved route completed in 1930. Considered an engineering marvel upon completion, the road leads through two tunnels, one over ...

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