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Near New Harmony in Washington County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Kolob Canyons

Zion National Park

 
 
Kolob Canyons Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2009
1. Kolob Canyons Marker
Inscription. This overlook reveals the cooler, more thickly forested world above the finger canyons. From this elevated viewpoint you can see the pattern of canyon-carving streams along cracks in the Colorado Plateau. Each finger canyon is like a miniature Zion Canyon showing similar erosion dynamics: broad at the mouth, it narrows to a deep slot in its upper reaches.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 37° 26.117′ N, 113° 12.074′ W. Marker is near New Harmony, Utah, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from Kolob Canyons Road. Touch for map. Marker is located in the Kolob Canyons section of Zion National Park at scenic viewpoint at the end of Kolob Canyons Road, approx. five miles from the visitor center entrance. Marker is in this post office area: New Harmony UT 84757, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Collapsing Scenery (here, next to this marker); Fort Harmony (approx. 3.9 miles away); Snowfield Monument (approx. 6.2 miles away); Military Training Camp Site (approx. 6.3 miles away); New Harmony (approx. 6.6 miles
Beatty Point, Nagunt Mesa, and Timber Top Mountain image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2009
2. Beatty Point, Nagunt Mesa, and Timber Top Mountain
As viewed from the marker
away); Fort Kanarra (approx. 7.1 miles away); South Rim of the Great Basin (approx. 10 miles away); Hornet Hill Monument (approx. 10.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Harmony.
 
Also see . . .  Kolob Canyons - Zion National Park. Official National Park Service website. (Submitted on March 24, 2014.) 
 
Categories. Natural Features
 
Timber Top Mountain and Shuntavi Butte image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2009
3. Timber Top Mountain and Shuntavi Butte
As viewed from the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 316 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 24, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
 
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