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Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter

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1258 Center Dr, Park City, UT 84098-7653
+1 435-649-1767
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Stunning piece of land, peaceful and surrounded by mountains

Walk or bike or cross country ski around Swaner, take a guided hike, but leave no trace, keep it... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Maureen P
Littleton, Colorado
Beware of the closed days

I have wanted to visit here twice now. They are closed on Monday and Tuesday! So plan activities... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Southlake, Texas
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“eco center” (4 reviews)
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1258 Center Dr, Park City, UT 84098-7653
+1 435-649-1767
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

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

Thank Maureen P
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I have wanted to visit here twice now. They are closed on Monday and Tuesday! So plan activities around that if u want to go. I can’t review but I’m sure it’s beautiful! I will visit next time, 3 rd time is a charm!

Thank loriwoodsansohn
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This was a nice place to visit with great views of the valley and lots of interesting information about the ecosystem there. Many pamphlets available as well

Thank ShowMeTheMountains
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We organized a wedding morning nature walk with the Swaner Preserve before our destination wedding in Park City, and our guests loved every minute! Their fall high grass photos were beautiful, they were sharing local facts all evening, and can't wait to come back on...More

Thank Courtney and D
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Hiking in the preserve if in summer consider morning or evening. The preserve area for hiking has no shade and is very hot mid-day. but is beautiful and the views are stunning. There are geocaches in the preserve to make your hike more interesting.

Thank neon8tl1
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Perfect little hike after spending a month here doing much bigger & more strenuous hikes...but as we pack up today and say farewell...So very grateful we had this time here!!! WE LOVE PARK CITY and all the beauty that surrounds!

Thank Nancy N
Reviewed 16 July 2017

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

1  Thank Pizza-with-fungi
Reviewed 15 July 2017

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 8 July 2017

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 22 March 2017

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

Thank fritzedelstein
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