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Ogden Nature Center

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966 W 12th St, Ogden, UT 84404-5410
+1 801-621-7595
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Something for All Ages

I found the Ogden Nature Center which opened in 1975 as the first nature center in Utah to be very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Joan W
Green Valley, Arizona
the Director should stay home -- permanently

She actually came outside and yelled at the 5-6 year olds I had with me for running... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ogden, Utah
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This 127-acre wildlife sanctuary offers hands-on field classes for children, teachers and adults and a rehabilitation facility for hundreds of injured and orphaned wild birds.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“bird houses” (3 reviews)
“gift shop” (6 reviews)
“bug spray” (2 reviews)
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966 W 12th St, Ogden, UT 84404-5410
+1 801-621-7595
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Reviewed yesterday

I found the Ogden Nature Center which opened in 1975 as the first nature center in Utah to be very impressive. The 152 acre preserve was interesting not only because of all the opportunities for hiking on the 1.5 miles of walking trails, birding, or...More

Thank Joan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

She actually came outside and yelled at the 5-6 year olds I had with me for running ???? -- synapses in her head are at odds with this place

Thank 102lkp
Reviewed 8 July 2017

The Ogden Nature Center gives you a sense of what the Ogden/Salt Lake City area must have been like before the onslaught of suburbanization. It's a delightful mix of wooded areas, grasslands and wetlands, all in a relatively compact parcel of land. The waking paths...More

Thank Ken K
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The ONC always has programs going on all year, and has some free events and workshops over the summer for the kids. From informative buildings, plaques, and vistas, to exploration, workshops, demos, and instructionals.... this place has an array of things to do for the...More

Thank Jordan P
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is not a big building stay inside kind of place. Plan to walk the trails, enjoy the displays and live creatures. It is amazing how much of nature and wildlife you will see in this urban get away. A nice gift shop with many...More

Thank Pamela L
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I like taking my grandkids here for a day adventure. Not only do they have a zoo of the native animals of the area, but they have great hiking trails and look out towers. It also is a great place to come and volunteer. There...More

Thank 30sandrap2015
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I have been here a lot over the years. We used to go weekly for Wild Wednesdays where kids got to learn about animals and their environment. Sometimes getting to pet animals and do an activity. Lots of recused animals to see,...More

Thank Christinajoanna
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great outdoor activities, fun gift shop, animals to learn about, holiday events, and much, much more.

Thank Aloha W
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The Ogden Nature Center is a open area where you can walk around the many trails and see birds and animals of all kinds in their natural element. They do have hands-on classes for children as well as bird shows. You can walk around and...More

1  Thank nicbott
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The center itself is pretty small but is home to 1/2 a dozen little critters my favorite is an owl. Outside they have another 1/2 dozen large birds like Eagles and Hawks all the have been hurt and could not be returned to the wild....More

1  Thank dawn g
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16 August 2016|
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Response from wayne3872015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and there appears to be ample handicapped parking.