Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, Park City

#7 of 11 in Parks in Park City
Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
A 1200-acre Preserve, a 10,000 square ft. LEED Platinum certified building, 10 miles of hiking trails, 1,400 students on field trips per year and an education center for 3 year olds to college and masters degrees and everything in between.

Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter were gifted to Utah State University in 2010. This helps to insure the proper preservation of the land and the ongoing education of the people on environmental issues.

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  • If you’re hiking or biking around Park City this fall, take a slight detour to this wetlands preserve and Ecocenter tucked behind a shopping center. Said to be one of the greenest buildings in all of....  more »
  • We really enjoyed hiking through the foothills here. Too much snow in the mountains but the paths were clear here. The welcome center was super helpful and had a good trail map. The views are...  more »
  • A lush, lovely little nature center. Good explanations for the purpose of the preserve and descriptions of what you are seeing. It was a bit pricey in my opinion.
  • Loved doing the snowshoe tour on 1/26, our guide was great and we learned a lot about wetlands, snow layers, wildlife, etc. Highly Recommended

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