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Address: 1258 Center Drive, Park City, UT 84098
Phone Number: (435) 649-1767
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Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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EcoCenter great for kids, fun mountain bike riding trails

The center is a neat LEED building with learning activities for kids. The wetlands view from the center is nice. We went hiking on Glenwild and Blackhawk trails. Nice views of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The center is a neat LEED building with learning activities for kids. The wetlands view from the center is nice. We went hiking on Glenwild and Blackhawk trails. Nice views of the mountains, but you can also see all of the housing developments, so you don't really feel like you're out in nature. We encountered a lot of mountain bikers,... More 

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Park City, Utah
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196 reviews 196 reviews
33 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

It is intersting to visit for an educational walk, a stroll on your own, etc. It's so wonderful to have such a treasure, especially in such a fast growing area. Much thanks to the Swaner family for establishing this fantastic place.

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Park City, Utah
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Unfortunately, not much of nature was stirring when I visited, but I did like the tower available to view the lands and the boardwalk you could walk out on. If you're in the area shopping, it's a nice quiet spot to spend a few minutes and get educated on Utah's creatures and habitats. A few interactive things for kids to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Just moved here and had some friends coming from Florida to visit. Took them snow shoeing and we all loved it. Very educational while our guide took us out on the preserve. It was mine and our friends first time shoeing and it was great! The Eco Center as well told lots of history of not only the preserve but... More 

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Chapel Hill, NC
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113 reviews 113 reviews
20 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

After spending a lot of time researching Sunrise and Sunset Photo locations in Park City UT, this turned out to be the best place for sunrise. There are no buildings in the way and the view goes for as far as the eye can see. This is a must and if you are luck you will get a little fog... More 

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Mohave Valley, Arizona
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95 reviews 95 reviews
24 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Loved walking aroound the facility and the short hike into the preserve. Good to know people still care about the environment and saving this great land of ours for wildlife.

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West Valley City, Utah
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57 reviews 57 reviews
43 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

Swaner Nature Preserve was not quite what we expected. The facility is pretty small with only a few exhibits inside although they did provide some fun picture opportunities. The people that work there are AMAZING! They were very helpful. They led our family to a spot where we could see a nest full of baby robins nestled in the crook... More 

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Park City, Utah
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Recently took the kids for a day, museum activities were a highlight, but the snowshoe tour stole the show. Kids were ages 3 - 7. EcoCenter had the gear and the right trail that was age appropriate. Great family afternoon alternative to skiing. TIP: Hot Cocoa and cookies at Kneaders next door was a great reward.

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salt lake city
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70 reviews 70 reviews
30 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

Not worth the extra effort to go and do unless you are in the area already.

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Park City, Utah
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2011

There is nothing better than the opportunity for experiential learning about nature. The Swaner Preserve is protected yet you can walk the trails that surround it and see Sand Cranes and a variety of small birds and ducks during three seasons. The Eco Center offers programs led by professors from UT State and other visiting authorities who give tours of... More 

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