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Red Butte Garden, Salt Lake City
(4.7/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
A major botanic garden that tests and displays regional horticulture, Red Butte Garden remains one of Utah's secret gems. Encompassing over 40 hectares (100 acres), this sprawling nature park features both landscaped and natural gardens with a network of hiking trails and walking paths extending all the way to the foothills of the Wasatch Range. Operated by the state's flagship university, the garden offers you a chance to spend a day exploring vast natural areas. Or, pick up useful ideas for landscaping your backyard by taking a class with horticultural experts. Check online to see what's blooming, and time your visit to catch one of the garden's outdoor performances. Plan to visit Red Butte Garden and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Salt Lake City attractions using our Salt Lake City tour planner.
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  • A very enjoyable walk through each well designed, beautiful theme garden. A special place with an unexpected variety of trees, plants and flowers. 
  • Just love this gardens. The trails are mostly easy and if you want a workout, hit the dirt trails above the paved areas for a little more aggressive walk. Nice views. I just wish they had more signage...  more »
  • It was a very nice place, a lot of flowers and plants. Quite relaxing atmosphere, also just beside the natural history museum.