Skip to Main Content

Parowan, Utah: Parowan Gap Petroglyphs

Artistic scratchings of unknown age and origin. Attributed to ancient Paiute Indians, though could be pranksters who got into the peyote. No one asked us, but one drawing is either a submarine or a Mexican hat.

Gap Rd, Parowan, UT
From Cedar City north on I-15 to exit 62 to UT 130, go north 13.5 mi., turn east (right) 2.5 mi. on gravel Gap Rd. Or from I-15 in the east drive 10 mi. drive west on Gap Rd.
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Parowan Gap Petroglyphs

Reports and tips from visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Parowan Gap Petroglyphs.

Parowan Gap Petroglyphs

Short stop to see the Parowan Gap Petroglyphs. Check out both sides of the road.

[Laurie, 10/03/2021]

The Great Migration.

Parowan Gap Petroglyphs

Very nice display with an interpretation, picnic table and pit toilets. A lot of petroglyphs in one spot.

[Erin, 01/03/2017]

Parowan Gap Petroglyphs.

Parowan Gap Petroglyphs

This place is right on the side of the road! It's incredible looking at the petroglyphs from thousands of years ago. Making up stories of an ancient people that may or may not have been.

[Iwalani White, 07/23/2015]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Old Sorrel, Hero Horse MonumentOld Sorrel, Hero Horse Monument, Cedar City, UT - 17 mi.
The Centurium: Bronzes of History's WorthyThe Centurium: Bronzes of History's Worthy, Cedar City, UT - 17 mi.
Landlocked LighthouseLandlocked Lighthouse, Cedar City, UT - 18 mi.
In the region:
Rock-Shaped Building, Orderville, UT - 48 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

My Sights

My Sights on Roadside America

Map and Plan Your Own Roadside Adventure ...Try My Sights

Mobile Apps

Roadside America app: iPhone, iPad Roadside America app for iPhone, iPad. On-route maps, 1,000s of photos, special research targets! ...More

Roadside Presidents app: iPhone, iPad Roadside Presidents app for iPhone, iPad. POTUS landmarks, oddities. ...More

Utah Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Pencil Sharpener Museum, Logan, Ohio (Feb 26-Mar 3, 2024)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Favorite Quirky City Sights