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Red Butte Garden

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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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Beautiful Garden

This garden combines formal gardens with paths through the Wasuch Range. It's children's garden and it's meandering paths, flowering shrubs and annuals are delightful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

This garden combines formal gardens with paths through the Wasuch Range. It's children's garden and it's meandering paths, flowering shrubs and annuals are delightful.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Red Butte is a spectacular garden built right into the hillside above the University of Utah. It is a place where people of any age can walk, run or ride through an array of plants both flowering and foliage that are in season any season of the year. The garden changes as the seasons change. There are native plants and... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Awesome garden, the biggest garden I've been in my entire life and they are still expanding :) highly recommend!!! Please allow at least 2 hours to see everything.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

A great place to walk around and take in nature's beauty. Both planned gardens and wild nature trail hikes available. I was pleasantly surprised as we went to fill time before our afternoon flight home.

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West Yellowstone MT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Beautiful outdoor concert venue- but it gets full fast, and you will have to stand in a long line for quite a while before you get it. But it's worth it. Most of the concerts are quite full so you may be lucky to get a blanket's worth of grass. Nevertheless a great place to enjoy music.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

My brother got married here, and it was gorgeous! There are some snakes though. Take the red line train to the University.

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Indianapolis
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102 reviews 102 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We came in late May, and a lot of the flowers weren't blooming yet, but it was still incredible. The waterfall is a great spot for pictures. I would definitely recommend it to visitors of Salt Lake City!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

There are many things to do at Red Butte, tour the gardens, go to the Natural History Museum, even attend Wedding Receptions.

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salt lake city
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is probably one of the most amazing places in Salt Lake City. High on the hillside, overlooking the entire Salt Lake valley, you can see for miles. The gardens are spectacular and are constantly changing according to the season. There are great concerts throughout the summer with big names but not big prices. It's a wonderful, stylish garden concert...bring... More 

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Salt Lake City
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Much to do here -- flowering bulbs in the spring, beautiful gardens in the summer, great hiking, and a music/film festival in the summertime. An all round great place.

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