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Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter

#28 of 96 things to do in Park City Features Animals
1258 Center Dr, Park City, UT 84098-7653
+1 435-649-1767
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A quick educational on local wildlife, near the fun sundial plaza.

Swanee is a massive wetlands wildlife preserve located right at the entry to park city. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pizza-with-fungi
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Park City, Utah
Nice place to visit.

Take an hour and visit this nature preserve. Wetlands and a museum/visitor center. there are many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gary D
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Edgerton, Kansas
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  • Average5%
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1258 Center Dr, Park City, UT 84098-7653
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Swanee is a massive wetlands wildlife preserve located right at the entry to park city. It is protected with limited access, ut the viewing tower and guided walks are a hit. A fun way to burn up an hour or so. Located right next to...More

Thank Pizza-with-fungi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take an hour and visit this nature preserve. Wetlands and a museum/visitor center. there are many hiking trails in and around this where you can see lots of wildlife. Free but donations accepted. Very kid friendly.

1  Thank Gary D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We viewed the land from the deck and observation tower. Although there wasn't much to see in terms of animals or birds. The scavenger hunt inside the animal habitat display area was fun for a few minutes. The majority of the time, we spent doing...More

Thank jessicamA7950ZD
Reviewed March 22, 2017

The center is a wonderful place that explains about the ecology and the environment. Great exhibits and very timely programs.

Thank fritzedelstein
Reviewed March 20, 2017

Stopped briefly to see the building and view the wetlands from the top floor deck. Still looked like winter but the red-winged blackbirds were singing. Lots of exhibits inside and information about the local ecology and energy saving measures to use at home.

Thank cmeyer634
Reviewed February 23, 2017

What a wonderful organization. Miles of trails to hike or ski. Our group enjoyed a wonderful snowshoe tour and our guide, Hunter, couldn't have been more enthusiastic or knowledgable. From learning about the history of this great wetlands preserve to chasing animal tracks, I thoroughly...More

Thank smushie
Reviewed November 14, 2016

The 3rd floor is cool for viewing Elk and other creatures off in the distance. Especially fun for our kids was the indoor rock wall.

Thank Daniel J
Reviewed October 2, 2016

We went to the Swaner Preserve to learn more about the area and were treated to a wonderful photography exhibit.

Thank fuchsiagal
Reviewed August 9, 2016

So a Perserve located where it is in Park City seemed a little odd but after going it was a nice little place to visit. The kids had fun went on a short little walk into the wetland. We got a brochure to go over...More

Thank Jason D
Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Swaner does an owl prowl where an owl expert, Dr.Dave Oleyar, came to explain all about owls. He brought Artemis, a western screech owl, for show. Dave was incredibly knowledge and funny. After the interactive discussion we took a short drive to the foothills where...More

Thank DavefromUtah
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