Ogden Botanical Gardens

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Ogden Botanical Gardens
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Bellanca
Brigham City, UT543 contributions
Not huge, and VERY seasonal. I suspect one should come in June, after blooms begin in earnest. Lovely paths, clean place and there are barbeque grills available. No, this will NEVER be Butchardt Gardens, but for Ogden, very nice.
Written May 10, 2021
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Troy J
Clearfield, UT124 contributions
Couples
Although they began construction on a new area soon after we made our reservation the gardens was the perfect place for a wedding particularly for easy access and beautiful scenery and backdrops for pictures. Hey, its a garden you don't have to buy flowers other than the bouquet and corsages.

There was another wedding in the next pavilion which played country music all night but it was not too disturbing... although I must wish them luck because most of the songs were about divorce! I was worried the venue wouldn't be ready but they cleaned it up real well and sprayed it down the morning of so there was no dust or debris after the winds the night before. They do need to do a better job at replacing lightbulbs in the pavilions but this did not affect us as we had daylight and a great sunset

All in all a favorite spot for my wife and I the past couple of years and for us the perfect place for our wedding.
Written June 13, 2014
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Carl F
Aiea, United States8 contributions
Friends
It was fun - and free! The roses were fantastic. But the best thing about place, which I had no idea about, was that’s right along the river! And basically it’s just a long park after park! Good for walking.. had lots of benches and picnic tables. You could send the whole day there.
Written August 27, 2018
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DillonM1905
Laramie, WY383 contributions
Ogden is a nice small city but the gardens were just OK. They were relatively small and many of the plants were not yet in bloom in late May. Just having seen the gardens in Steamboat Springs CO (which had much more character), this one was a bit of a letdown. It was on the river trail which was nice.
Written May 23, 2022
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UtahAlice
Kaysville, UT138 contributions
Family
What it's Free? And pet friendly. Bonus in my book. The trail is flat for walking or biking and connected to the gardens. There are a few pavilions along the trail for picnics. Beautiful and easy parking. It was a weekday and pretty empty.
Written July 1, 2018
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Lizzyhuber
Ogden, UT39 contributions
Couples
I considered having my wedding here. I received an email that was extremely unhelpful regarding construction and weddings in the past. I wish they'd provide pictures of past weddings, have a website, or any information online about hosting an event here! There really is nothing out there. The email I received said not to bother reserving it because there was construction going on in certain areas. They were really rude.

The actual place is a fun day trip, picnic, nature walk, etc. however I'd never recommend it as a place for an event after the poor communication I received from an employee.
Written November 23, 2014
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suitlaw
89 contributions
Family
This is a great place for beautiful gardens near the mouth of Ogden Canyon. Take pictures of the gardens or even pose for family pictures. Sometimes there are musical events, wedding receptions, or other events here. The Ogden River Parkway runs passed the gardens and is great for walking, running, and cycling. Parking is free.
Written August 12, 2019
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jeff77664
Downingtown, PA479 contributions
Friends
Spent about 30 minutes there as part of a trip this september. It is free so you cannot complain much. They had some roses out and also some other gardens. Definitely worth a trip if in area. You will not spend alot of time at the gardens are not super huge.
Written November 10, 2018
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G. L. B
Ogden, UT21 contributions
Family
My friends and I walk the trail one day a week then walk through the rose garden as we return to our cars. It's a pleasant walk along the river and for those who are inclined there are workout stations along the way. I suggest that women do not walk alone because of the transient people who are there from time to time. It is a beautiful well maintained park. A good place to enjoy walking with friends.
Written October 27, 2016
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AeneasAtSea
Salt Lake City, UT576 contributions
Since I'm an avid gardener and visit botanical gardens whenever I can, I had been looking forward to visiting the Ogden Botanical Gardens for some time. Business in Ogden finally gave me a chance. But the visit was disappointing.

This garden is clearly a student-project kind of place: the various garden areas are each small and minimal, and some are barely worthy of their designation. The Japanese garden, for instance, has a red and black wooden trellis, rickety bridge, and gate of sorts--all amateurishly constructed of worn, painted 2x4s and plywood--and those are the only signs that the garden is Japanese. It has no water features, no traditional Japanese garden elements except a concrete lantern, and no real Japanese plantings. And it is smaller than an average condominium back yard. The vegetable garden is a small enclosure with a few raised beds and your usual vegetables, all without signs, labels, or instructional materials of any kind. The cottage garden is just a short trail amid shade trees and perennials. Only the rose garden is worthy of the name, but just a few of the roses were labeled. The entrance has some pretty perennials (though nothing out of the ordinary) and there are some nice pavilion and lawn areas for picnicking and relaxing, and it's pleasant enough for wandering around in, so I would say it is a nice park. And it's free. But it isn't a real botanical garden, by any stretch of the imagination.
Written August 24, 2019
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