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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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  • The gardens were very well laid out and easy to navigate. The children's garden was by far my favorite. Very magical I enjoyed every minute there  more »
  • This area is truly a gift to have available. I've witnessed its growth and development for decades and it keeps getting better and better. Treat yourself and a friend sometime and walk the grounds tha...  more »
  • Red Butte Gardens is beautifully designed and makes for a lovely outing in Salt Lake City. It's also a great way to learn more about what grows well locally.  more »