Hike to the Timber Creek Overlook in Kolob Canyon

Utah Timber Creek Overlook

Added by Derrick Lytle

Timber Creek Overlook is a short hike with a stunning panoramic view. This hike is suitable for all ages and skill levels. 

The Timber Creek Overlook trail is located at the end of the Kolob Canyon drive in Zion National Park. This hike is very family friendly and offers restrooms, picnic tables, and a well maintained trail.

Bring your camera and hike the trail around sunset to get beautiful sunset shots of the valley and to see the massive sandstone walls of Kolob Canyon glow in the warm light.

Take advantage of the picnic area and restrooms in the area and enjoy one of the least explored parts of Zion while saving your legs for another great adventure in the park.

Pack List

  • Picnic lunch
  • Camera
  • Water
Read More

Please respect the places you find on The Outbound.

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures. Be aware of local regulations and don't damage these amazing places for the sake of a photograph. Learn More

Share

Activities:

Chillin, Hiking, Photography

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Trail Type:

Out-and-Back

Distance:

1 Miles

Elev. Gain:

100 Feet

Rating:

Features:

Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Picnic Area
Romantic
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Are we missing something?

Suggest an edit

How to Get There

about 1 year ago

Beautiful and Easily Accessible

This was a great and easy hike to take during sunset. So beautiful with 360 views. The thing that struck me was just how easily accessible this hike was from the 15. I drive that Interstate all the time and have never stopped, this is just a quick 15 minutes from it and rest assured I will be stopping everytime from now on.

about 1 year ago

Added by Derrick Lytle

- trail running - time lapse photography - filmmaking - adventure -

 @derricklytle derricklytle.tumblr.com

More Adventures Nearby

Camp on Smithsonian Butte Road

Utah / Smithsonian Butte Road

Smithsonian Butte Road (and Smithsonian Butte & Wire Mesa) is an excellent place to camp & boondock near Zion National Park, particularly if you do not have a 4WD vehicle and/or there has just been s.

Josiah Roe
10 Saves

Backcountry Ski USA Bowl

Utah / Old Stage Road Trail

To get the the trailhead, drive up Big Cottonwood Canyon until you reach the upper entrance into Solitude Ski Resort. You can park on the road just below the entrance to the resort.

Jackson Smith
3 Saves

Backcountry Ski Butler Fork

Utah / Butler Fork Trailhead

The trail head for Butler Fork is 8 miles up Big Cottonwood Canyon on the left side of the road. Throw your gear on and head up the trail.

Jackson Smith
10 Saves