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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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Beautiful refuge for animals and humans alike

We love the Ogden Nature Center. We have “adopted” several animals from there, where we pay for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Moodledoo
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North Ogden, Utah
Great 1 hour visit

We went on April 22 (Earth Day) and because of the holiday there were many presentations and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jeff W
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Eden, 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.
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966 W 12th St, Ogden, UT 84404-5410
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+1 801-621-7595
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"gift shop"
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"red tailed hawk"
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"visitor center"
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"tree house"
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"woods"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the Ogden Nature Center. We have “adopted” several animals from there, where we pay for their care through the year. We also love walking the tranquil, naturalized paths on the property. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, and their children and family programs...More

Thank Moodledoo
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on April 22 (Earth Day) and because of the holiday there were many presentations and information views that day. On an ordinary day, plan to walk a few miles on some flat dirt paths. I did it pushing a friend wheelchair, while bumpy,...More

Thank Jeff W
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

My two young children love to see the eagles every time. And we walk the loops. The trees in a couple of the loops have spaces to walk through and my daughter enjoys that. Definitely worth the price, and I would recommend getting a membership....More

Thank Camille H
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Get the kids out of the house and get un up close view of birds of prey like Eagles and Hawks. Discover tad poles in a pound and if you are lucky happen upon the deer heard. There are numbers of paths for the little...More

Thank dawn g
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

This lovely place is nestled in the city, but you'll forget all about civilization once you're inside. There are a wonderful group of raptors to visit - and don't pass up the chance to chat with the volunteers; they love their work and are happy...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

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

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

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

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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
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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
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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
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Cphooper
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Response from wayne3872015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and there appears to be ample handicapped parking.
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