This spectacular and peaceful botanical garden has an array of specialized gardens such as an Herb Garden, Fragrance Garden, and Medicinal Garden.
Red Butte Garden is a stunning 21-acre oasis in Salt Lake City that also happens to be the State Arboretum of Utah. The grounds offer 5 miles of beautiful hiking trails where visitors can see an extensive array of native plant species. The garden is funded by the community and is nothing short of impressive. In the springtime, over 500,000 vibrant colored flowers bloom – so while a visit here is worth it any time of year, you’re guaranteed a bit of extra magic if you can come during the spring season. Red Butte Garden also hosts an outdoor concert series, assorted educational programs, and there are wonderful private event spaces available, too.
There are various themed gardens on the property, including the Gardeners Corner, the Medicinal Garden, the Floral Walk, the Fragrance Garden, the Four Seasons Garden, and several others. Whether you consider yourself an appreciator of botanical gardens or not, anyone that visits Red Butte Garden is sure to be blown away by the sheer beauty and tranquility of the grounds. The hours of the garden change by season/month, so check the website beforehand if you plan to visit. Red Butte Garden is truly a place of utter peace and natural splendor!