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Address: 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Phone Number: 801-581-4747
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Description: Red Butte Garden, a part of the University of Utah, is a non-profit...
Red Butte Garden, a part of the University of Utah, is a non-profit organization located in Salt Lake City, Utah. With over 100 acres including display and natural gardens, walking paths and natural areas with hiking trails, Red Butte Garden is the largest botanical garden in the Intermountain West that tests, displays, and interprets regional horticulture. The Garden offers something for everyone from children who want to explore to adults looking for landscape and planting ideas. You might enjoy taking a class, packing a picnic, attending a concert or hiking. Red Butte Garden is open year-round with plant interest and events during every season.
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This is a great spot for a family with some members who need AC and a slow stroll and others who are up for exploration. You can stick to the inside or the fancier grounds and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Point Reyes Station, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
13 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

This is a great spot for a family with some members who need AC and a slow stroll and others who are up for exploration. You can stick to the inside or the fancier grounds and have a wonderful time. If you're in the mood for a more intense experience, hike back to the Quarry House and explore. A fun... More 

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Utah
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73 reviews 73 reviews
17 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Red Butte is just coming into spring splendor but there is plenty to see as you meander through the park. If you would like a little light cardio continue through the gardens and look for the trail that leads to the Quarry House. It's a gravel road walk up the hill to over look the SLC valley. Spectacular way to... More 

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Saratoga WY
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112 reviews 112 reviews
17 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Always a treat - even in mid-April, the trees were blooming with masses of daffodils. There was a featured artist's paintings and a small plant sale, too.

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College Station
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I visited the Gardens in March, so I didn't expect much to be blooming. There was plenty to see and experience. A real bonus to visiting in March was the perfect weather and peacefulness of no crowds. One negative was that there was no water service to the fountains in the gardens. The gardens are vast and varied. Plan to... More 

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NO CALIF
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194 reviews 194 reviews
33 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

What a great time to be there when daffodils decorated the hills. I had never seen so many different species of daffodils. We probably hiked about two miles. A bit windy up on the hill. The skyline of Salt Lake City was visible. There was so much wind that the view got a bit faded with so much dustbin the... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This place is amazing! We go here for concerts and love the venue. They are outdoors and you can take your own blankets, chairs, food, and drinks. It is so nice to go to a concert and enjoy a glass of wine while enjoying great music. They also have a place to buy food. I got pineapple once and it... More 

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slc
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61 reviews 61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We head to Red Butte Gardens every year. It never gets old. Walking around the gardens is so relaxing, who doesn't like flowers. There's so much more, the kids area is so much fun for the little ones and big ones alike. There are plenty of places to sit and relax, meditate or just have a picnic. You won't be... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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99 reviews 99 reviews
17 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

My friend and I only had a short amount of time to spend at Red Butte Gardens, but it was a great visit- beautiful gardens!

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New Delhi, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

If you love being amidst the greens, Red Butte Garden is a treat to your eyes .. The entire area is divided into different themed gardens and trails that offer you a lovely walk ..

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The gardens are beautiful, but be sure to come for a summer concert! You can view the gardens with your show ticket. Great acts in a wonderful setting. You can bring your own picnic with wine or beer and relax.

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