Hike to the Parrish Creek Pictographs

Utah Parrish Creek Pictographs

Added by Thomas Burton

Parish Creek is an easy hike along the beautiful creek to ancient petroglyphs. This is a dog-friendly hike. 

The petroglyphs are pretty easy to find and it is such a short hike you can do it in about 45 minutes. 

To get to the trailhead, drive to Centerville, Utah and take 400 N all the way towards the mountain. The road with curve to the right with a small dirt road heading to the left. Take the dirt road and follow it to the top and there will be a large parking area. The trailhead is at the north of the parking area. 

Follow the trail as it heads up the mountain and when you come to a fork head north. This trail should head down into the canyon and over a red bridge. Immediately after the bridge turn right and head up canyon. You will hike along the stream and pass a small but beautiful waterfall. Continue up canyon until you reach a small rocky area that requires easy climbing. The petroglyphs are under the small overhand. There is a sign nearby warning people not to deface the petroglyphs. Return the way you came.

Pack List

  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Water
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Activities:

Hiking, Photography

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Trail Type:

Out-and-Back

Distance:

1 Miles

Elev. Gain:

200 Feet

Rating:

Features:

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Scenic

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8 months ago

Rock Drawings

Super fast and easy hike. Mostly shaded by the mountains and trees. Very pretty with the stream going down the mountain and little waterfall and a red bridge and cool petroglyphs! Easy to find them!

8 months ago

Added by Thomas Burton

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