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Red Butte Garden

83 locals recommend ·
About this place
Red Butte Garden is like a museum for plants, cultivating connection with living landscapes through plant displays and collections, education, conservation, and cultural enrichment.
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H&L Housing
H&L Housing
March 8, 2020
The Red Butte Gardens can be an incredible sight seeing experience as well as a great place for well priced entertainment such as concerts!
Shea
Shea
January 30, 2020
Red Butte's botanical gardens are spectacular. Enjoy the sweet aromas of budding flowers as you enjoy a beautiful walk. Their summer concert series are also great fun for the family.
Christine
Christine
February 28, 2020
"Red Butte Garden, located at the University of Utah, is one of the largest botanical gardens in the Intermountain West and is the state arboretum of Utah with over 21 acres of developed gardens and five miles of hiking trails winding through an extensive Natural Area. The Garden is renowned for its…
Maya
Maya
August 27, 2019
Red butte offers miles of trails through their gardens, benches to just enjoy the mountains or incredible views of Salt Lake City. In the summer, they have great outdoor concerts.
Geoff
Geoff
December 31, 2019
3.2 mi. from the Sugar Loft Suite. Red Butte Garden is Utah’s Botanical Garden and part of the University of Utah, boasting the largest botanical garden in the Intermountain West.
Amy & Dexter
Amy & Dexter
November 17, 2019
Red Butte Garden and Arboretum consists of a botanical garden, arboretum, and amphitheatre operated by the University of Utah. It is the largest botanical garden in the Intermountain West with themed gardens, a children's garden, waterfall and pond and nearly five miles of natural area hiking…

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Location
300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Phone+1 801-585-0556
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 5:00 PM