Parowan Gap is accessible year round. Each year during the summer and fall visitors arrive at the Parowan Gap to mark of the change of seasons and take part in traditional celebrations and informative discussions about the historical significance and possible meanings of various American Indian rock carvings.
The public is invited to observe the Summer Solstice event at sunset beginning at 7:00 PM at the Parowan Gap, Saturday, June 18, 2011. The free interpretive tour will address how the Gap was formed, which ancient civilizations used the Gap and a scientific interpretation of the “Zipper Glyph” one of the most notable inscriptions in the rock face of the Parowan Gap. Each year celebrations at Parowan Gap occur marking the Fall Equinox and Summer Solstice. The summer event is co-sponsored by the Parowan Heritage Foundation, Piute Indian Tribe of Utah, Cedar City-Brian Head Tourism Bureau and the Bureau of Land Management.
There are many perspectives that exist regarding the site’s significance. A full detailed guide can be found online at Parowan Gap Petroglyphs. Brochures are also available at the Iron County Visitor Center, 581 North Main Street, Cedar City, Utah.