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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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Always fun

My two young children love to see the eagles every time. And we walk the loops. The trees in a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Camille H
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The cure to “we’re bored”

Get the kids out of the house and get un up close view of birds of prey like Eagles and Hawks... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
dawn g
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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.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (7 reviews)
“birds of prey” (2 reviews)
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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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"birds of prey"
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"visitor center"
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"all ages"
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"tree house"
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"great for kids"
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"deer"
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"woods"
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"cages"
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"raven"
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"preserve"
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 4 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

Thank erinrenfroe
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Reviewed 16 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 2 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

Thank 102lkp
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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 31 March 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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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
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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
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Cphooper
16 August 2016|
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Response from wayne3872015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and there appears to be ample handicapped parking.
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