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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 garden theme well designed, beautiful. A special place with unexpected collection of trees and plants and flowers.
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  • We went for the glass exhibit that was showing at the garden, but ended up enjoying a stroll through the snow-covered grounds as well. Quite a lot of unique species are featured. There are separate se...  more »
  • Not only is Red Butte Gardens a wonderful place to walk and enjoy the beautiful grounds and ponds, but during summer a fantastic smallish outdoor venue for popular music groups in all genres. Bring yo...  more »