A Brief Intro of Red Butte Gardens: The Largest Botanical Center in the Great Basin

SLC is full of tourist attractions and sites that one would love to visit. Some of them include The off Broadway Theatre, Clark Planetarium, Lagoon Amusement Park, Salt Lake Art Center, Red Butte Gardens, The Children's Museum of Utah, Pioneer Memorial Museum, The Living Planet Aquarium, and Olympic Cauldron Park and so on.

The Red Butte Garden is one of the best attractions in SLC. It is located in the foothills of Foothill Blvd. in the eastern part. The view of the Salt Lake Valley is amazing when you see it from this garden. The garden occupies an area of 150 acres with spectacular views of the natural flora and fauna, the eye-catching waterfalls, fountains and walking paths.

Red Butte Garden


The garden also acts as a host for a number of music concerts during the summer months, which also brings in more tourists and visitors. Exhibitions based on flora, art and sculptures are also held that add beauty to this place. Many nature oriented events and programs are also held in the garden that further titivate the glory of the lovely garden. The tickets for the concert can be booked in advance through online booking that makes it more convenient for the audience and the visitors. Various shows for children are also held in this garden by means of competitions, gardening, planting of saplings etc. This provides kids with ample knowledge and inculcates creativity in them.

Attractions of the garden


Red Butte Garden is part of the University of Utah and is a non-profit organization located in the University of Utah. Covering nearly more than 100 hectare the garden has natural gardens, walking paths and natural areas with hiking trails Red Butte Garden is the largest botanical garden in the Intermountain West.

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