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Address: 1258 Center Drive, Park City, UT 84098
Phone Number: (435) 649-1767
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Owl prowl

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
DavefromUtah
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Clearfield, Utah
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Clearfield, Utah
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 Dave would play owl calls to lure owls closer to us or at least we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Did not know what to expect. Found the center wonderfully informative and interactive and the staff excited to tell you about their purpose. Kudos to the Swaner family.

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Hubley, Ns
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182 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Was getting a few geocaches in the area and didn't really know about this place. But the views of the open expanses are lovely.

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Thank scotiajim
Carmichael
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99 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

I went here on a day the EcoCenter was closed, but that didn't stop me from taking a walk on the paved path and extending my walk under Highway 80 and up the hill on the north side. My husband and I were primarily bird watching and we were not disappointed. There were nesting swallows on the fence, a pair... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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60 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Mountains beside reserve view. Beautifull. Quiet. Love this place. I will return. Birds in summer, but few in winter.

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Salem, Virginia
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48 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

In winter, this is a great location for some quiet time in the center of a very busy resort area! You can park in Red Stone and access the trail from many spots along the outskirts of the development. The trail is snow covered in winter and groomed daily. From Red Stone, heading toward Park City, the trail leads along... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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140 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

This is a great place for a hike or a snowshoe. The EcoCenter is a great source of information about this preserve. They even rent snowshoes! A great day activity if you're looking for a day off from skiing.

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Thank Ken S
usa
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248 reviews
119 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

We lived along this Preserve for three years and it's in my dreams and memories and I long to go back. I review hotels and remember the best and the worst, same with restaurants but this sticks with me day by day. Five feet away. We heard the eocene era calls of the Greater Sandhill Cranes that mate for life... More 

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Park City, Utah
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54 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

A nice stop for families with kids. They offer fun activities on the weekends and the Utah photo exhibit we saw was wonderful. Super cheap ($5-$10) for Park City. Check out their website for activities calendar.

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New Oxford, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Park City is blessed with great recreational areas and this is one of the best. The eco center is relatively small but very nice. Great hiking trails but they are full sun, no shade.

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