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The Tracy Aviary

Address: 589 East 1300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Phone Number: 801-596-8500
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$31*
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Salt Lake City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
88%
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Owner description: The oldest aviary in the U.S. features extensive collections...
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: The oldest aviary in the U.S. features extensive collections, educational programs and exhibits of more than 130 different species of birds.
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Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Great setting. Affordable. Fun. Looked like many were rescue birds. Cold in January, but no crowds. I would love to go again!

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My daughter loves birds so we stop by ever time we are in Salt Lake. It was close to closing and temperature was dropping fast(16°). So most the warm weather birds were in for the night but got to see Andy the Vulture out walking. A lot of fun colorful birds to see. Down side is all the wild mallards... More 

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Herriman, Utah
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Tracy Aviary is both educational and fun. They have numerous discount days and activities that make it a great deal for families. We go once or twice a year and the kids always enjoy it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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49 reviews 49 reviews
13 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This place is small but interesting. Great walk around area with small kids. Lots of great birds to see - including peacocks roaming around freely. We also attended the bird show and that was the highlight for everyone. Well done.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I had not been for years and I took my grand daughter for our "Grandma Day". We had so much fun. The Aviary was decorated for Halloween. The bird show featured "Halloween Birds". Our favorite activity was feed the birds inside their cage. They land on your arms and/or head. It was awesome. My grand daughter (age 10) had a... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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129 reviews 129 reviews
30 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I am not a bird lover, but this place gave me a new respect for biodiversity and birds. Some of the birds were so charming, and some were scary to be honest. Go at an off-peak time. We went on a warm November Saturday afternoon, and there were not that many people there. I would recommend going at an off-peak... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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68 reviews 68 reviews
15 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This is a beautiful, relaxing and informative place to visit. The bird collection is great and the animals seem pretty happy. The set up is pleasant for walking. Also, entry is only $1 per person on Wednesdays during the winter.

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Ontario
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

My husband and I went to the aviary during our recent stay in Utah. We had never been to this attraction before and were pleasantly surprised. While it is off season and some of the birds were unavailable as they were being housed in a warmer indoor home; there were still plenty to see and experience. It was so peaceful... More 

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Park City, Utah
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A friend and I took all our kids here because the zoo was too crowded over UEA weekend, and wow, were we happy we did! I think I enjoyed it here more than I ever have enjoyed the zoo! We have 5 kids between the two of us, a 15 year old, two 9 year olds, and finally a 7... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I am a huge bird lover and I was in heaven here! They had so many birds, some I had never even seen before. There was a whole section for different kinds of owls! And it’s not too big so you can easily see ever in an hour or two. It was all so beautiful and looked wonderfully maintained. Was... More 

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