Hike to the Parrish Creek Pictographs

Parrish Creek Pictographs, Centerville, Utah, United States

  • Activities:

    Photography, Hiking

  • Skill Level:

    Beginner

  • Season:

    Spring, Summer, Autumn

  • Trail Type:

    Out-and-Back

  • RT Distance:

    1 Miles

  • Elevation Gain:

    200 Feet

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Scenic

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.

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  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Water
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12 months ago
12 months ago

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!

over 1 year ago
over 1 year ago

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