- Parowan is 73 miles west of Bryce Canyon National Park
- Parowan UT was the first pioneer settlement in Southern Utah in 1851
- It is the gateway to the Parowan Canyon at an elevation of 5,990 feet above sea level
- Parowan has excellent amenities for visitors including motels, restaurants, cafés, shops, tour operators and a Visitor Center
Parowan UT was the first pioneer settlement in Southern Utah in 1851 and is often called the “Mother Town”. It sits at the gateway to the rugged Parowan Canyon at an elevation of 5,990 feet. This former mining town has a population of 2,565 inhabitants and now relies on tourism and agriculture for economic activity. It is well situated close to several national parks and attractions such as the petroglyphs at the Parowan Gap Pass and the Old Rock Church Museum.
Parowan Utah is located in Iron County on the intersection between Interstate 15 and Hwy 143 which leads to Brian Head and Cedar Breaks National Monument.
Parowan has excellent amenities for visitors from budget motels and B&Bs to luxury hotels. Restaurants, cafés, shops, real estate offices, tour operators and Visitor Centers can be found along the tree-lined streets and meet the needs of most visitors.
- Water skiing
- Horseback Riding
- Old Rock Church Museum Local
- Dr Priddy Meeks Cabin Museum Local
- Parowan Heritage Park Local
- Parowan Canyon 1 mile
- Parowan Gap 10 miles
- Brian Head Ski Resort 13 miles
- Cedar Breaks National Monument 16 miles
- Iron Mission State Park 18 miles
- Kolob Canyon 37 miles
- Navajo Lake 49 miles
- Bryce Canyon National Park 73 miles
- Grand Staircase-Escalante Monument76 miles
- Zion National Park 79 miles
From Parowan, head north on I-15 for 16 miles. At exit 95 follow Hwy 20 east for 21 miles. Turn right onto Hwy 89 and pass through Panguitch. After 17 miles, turn left onto Hwy 12 and travel east a further 13.5 miles before turning right onto Hwy 63 which leads into Bryce Canyon National Park.