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Parowan Gap Petroglyphs

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Parowan Gap Road, Off of I-15, Parowan, UT
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ANCIENT ASTROLOGICAL TEMPLE

Parowan gap is emerging as one of the most important ancient sites in the USA. Thousands of years... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Miguel m
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Brisbane, Australia
Parowan Gap - an excellent sidetrip excursion to view petroglyphs !!!

Parowan Gap’s gallery of ancient American Indian rock carvings (petroglyphs) includes geometric... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
lanceo53
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Parowan Gap Road, Off of I-15, Parowan, UT
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Parowan gap is emerging as one of the most important ancient sites in the USA. Thousands of years of native Americans passed through this gap, leaving thousands of unique petroglyphs and art. Much work has gone into understanding these drawings and a cave has been...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Parowan Gap’s gallery of ancient American Indian rock carvings (petroglyphs) includes geometric designs, lizards, snakes, mountain sheep, bear claws and human figures. With over 90 panels and 1,500 figures, the Gap is believed to be one of the most concentrated collections of petroglyphs in the...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

With over 90 panels and 1,500 figures, the Gap is believed to be one of the most concentrated collections of petroglyphs in the West, and one of the most accessible. A myriad of carvings including geometric designs lizards, snakes, mountain sheep, bear claws, and human...More

Thank Bill P
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

It's out in the middle of nowhere. Beautiful drive. Not much to do though. The petroglyphs are awesome but there is nothing else there.

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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Whether you’re a ancient American history buff or an amateur “alien hunter”. These glyphs will facinate you as they have fascinated me since childhood. Luckily my relatives have a sheep ranch out in the valley so I was able to see a lot before the...More

Thank Stephen F
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

We love seeing petroglyphs anywhere we go in the west. These were worth the trip. We had the place to ourselves and took the time to check out both sides of the road. A little bit of a steep hike

Thank David R
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

So easy to see off the road with no hiking! Definitely worth a detour off the freeway to check it out if you enjoy petroglyphs.

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We were nearing the end of our trip and were getting a bit tired. We spent one day driving to Cedar Breaks and then the Parowan Petroglyphs. It was a beautiful combination and low-key. The site contains petroglyphs as old as the Archaic era and...More

Thank cherylls166
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

One of the best experiences on our recent trip. We drove from Cedar City - doesn't take long but it feels like you are away from stuff. Free parking. Restrooms available. There is no fee for the park, but there is a place that you...More

Thank jenLeCreate
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Very detailed and easy to access Petroglyphs. To access the Petroglyphs travel approximately 15 miles north of Cedar City on Hwy 130, turn right on the Black Top road and go about 2.5 miles to the vertical gap in the ridge. The Petroglyphs are on...More

Thank Mindy and Roger A
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