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Red Butte Garden, Salt Lake City

Categories: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.7/5 based on 500+ 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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  • I liked this place it had very beautiful scenery and it smelled amazing not to mention how there were adorable places for children to play and there were places to feed the fish and ducks. I totally r...  read more »
  • Set on the edge of town, adjacent to University of Utah, the gardens were nice for a wander in the outdoors, for seeing various plants and flowers, and for walks along trails. Admission was a bit more...  read more »
  • I went to this garden in the fall and it was absolutely beautiful. The main trail is fully paved, about 1.5 miles, making it great for mobility impaired individuals. If you want to do more, they also ...  read more »
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