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Cave Knoll
Cave Knoll, Zion National Park.jpg
West aspect
Highest point
Elevation 6,495 ft (1,980 m)
Prominence 95 ft (29 m)
Isolation 1.12 mi (1.80 km)
Parent peak Spendlove Knoll (6,895 ft)
Geography
Cave Knoll is located in Utah
Cave Knoll
Cave Knoll
Location in Utah
Cave Knoll is located in the United States
Cave Knoll
Cave Knoll
Location in the United States
Location Zion National Park
Washington County, Utah, US
Parent range Colorado Plateau
Topo map USGS The Guardian Angels
Geology
Age of rock Jurassic
Type of rock Navajo sandstone
Climbing
Easiest route class 3 scrambling

Cave Knoll is a 6,495-foot (1,980 meter) elevation summit located in Zion National Park, in Washington County of southwest Utah, United States. Cave Knoll, a formation composed of Navajo Sandstone, is situated in Cave Valley, 11.5 mi (18.5 km) northwest of Springdale, Utah. Its neighbors include Pine Valley Peak, 1.7 mi (3 km) to the northeast, Tabernacle Dome, 1.6 mi (3 km) to the south-southeast, and North Guardian Angel, 2.5 mi (4 km) to the east. Precipitation runoff from this mountain drains into tributaries of the Virgin River. Access to this peak is via the Kolob Terrace Road. This peak's name was officially adopted in 1934 by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names.

Climate

Spring and fall are the most favorable seasons to visit Cave Knoll. According to the Köppen climate classification system, it is located in a Cold semi-arid climate zone, which is defined by the coldest month having an average mean temperature below 32 °F (0 °C), and at least 50% of the total annual precipitation being received during the spring and summer. This desert climate receives less than 10 inches (250 millimeters) of annual rainfall, and snowfall is generally light during the winter.

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