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Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter

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April morning tour

So fortunate to have a personal tour this snowy April morning! Light snow, and some fog did not... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
Ethan F
West Hartford, Connecticut
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Swaner Preserve Guided Walk

First group out in the morning. Rented snowshoes at Swaner, the price is very reasonable. Our guide... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

So fortunate to have a personal tour this snowy April morning! Light snow, and some fog did not take away from this interesting tour. Sand Hill Cranes, ducks, birds, voles, and history with Sarah Beth made this a great outing I would recommend. This is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Ethan F
Reviewed February 12, 2019

First group out in the morning. Rented snowshoes at Swaner, the price is very reasonable. Our guide was informative and enjoyed showing us around. That seems to be the standard with the staff. It was an easy walk through the snow and took about an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed February 10, 2019

Took the grandkids here today for a really fun visit. A free crafts program for the kids on Sundays. The special exhibit on now has to do with preditors. Very interesting live animal displays that the kids really enjoyed. The live porcupine was most interesting...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

We went to Swaner Preserve. This is a large outdoor area to see. There is also a visitor center in the shopping center area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mini
Reviewed September 18, 2018

The preserve itself is much larger than we could visit this visit but each time we visit Park City we venture through some of the Preserve's extensive trail system. The Center has great maps and featured education and conservation info. Friendly staff and 4 season...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank LKM5
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Everyone needs to take some time to be here, to see what a preserve is like, what can be done if we set land aside.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ryder03
Reviewed August 19, 2018

The nature preserve is now an extension of Utah State University, and they have really gone out of their way to make the visitor center kid-friendly. There's a climbing wall, a cozy corner with books, a room full of "touchables," and a gift shop that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank HoleySneakers
Reviewed July 27, 2018

My husband and I have been visiting Park City for years, but had never discovered this wonderful educational gem until this summer. Great for kids and adults. Plus, there are electric bicycles to rent just outside the center. Bring some cash to donate. Ask the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JRDPhoenix
Reviewed July 24, 2018

The gift shop and visitor center are really interesting to pop into if you are in Kimbal Junction area, giving you a short intro into the work that they do in preserving the wildlife and ecology of the area. There is a cute shop, a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank SusieT169
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Walk or bike or cross country ski around Swaner, take a guided hike, but leave no trace, keep it clean and pristine

Date of experience: January 2018
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