6 Beautiful Botanical Gardens in Utah!

Utah is full of incredible nature spots to explore and be inspired by. For those who want to explore the beauty of the state’s flora, here are the 6 best botanical gardens and arboreta to discover. Find your new go to spot!

Red Butte Garden, Salt Lake City, UT

Located at the University of Utah, Red Butte Garden is one of the largest botanical gardens in the Intermountain West. Covering over 21 acres of developed gardens and 5 miles of hiking trails, Red Butte is renowned for its plant collections, themed gardens, and over 524,000 springtime blooming bulbs. It's also the ideal place to celebrate any event due to its gorgeous rental spaces and world-class outdoor concert series.

Conservation Garden Park, West Jordan, UT

Here visitors can learn about the best way to landscape in Utah, all at little or no cost, with environmental preservation and protection at the forefront. Attendees can also enjoy free classes, demos, tours, and inspiration. A perfect spot for a family to get together and to relax in the wonders of the natural world.

International Peace Gardens, Salt Lake City, UT

Located in Jordan Park, the International Peace Gardens is part of Utah’s history and was dedicated in 1952. This gorgeous botanical garden is perfect for a peaceful stroll, offering plenty of residential beauty and the opportunity to witness the wonders of the natural world. Serenity and tranquility await all who visit.

Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point, Lehi, UT

The Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point feature 50 acres of stunning gardens, grand lawns, and the largest manmade waterfall in America. Walk through these themed spaces and take the time to appreciate nature, life, and the beauty of it all.

Ogden Botanical Gardens, Ogden, UT

Established in 1994, it has become one of the most treasured places in the Ogden area. Situated along the Ogden River and home to several themed gardens, the botanical gardens are an ideal spot for a quiet walk, photoshoot, or a family gathering.

USU Botanical Center, Kaysville, UT

At the USU Botanical Center, there is so much on offer. This 11-acre public garden features educational opportunities for children and adults, a beloved urban fishery, walking and biking trails, and volunteer-tended gardens. It's a great place to learn, explore, and get close to nature.

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