Enjoy exploring Utah's beautiful natural world!  The list below includes some of the best places to experience nature in Utah.  

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Nature Centers and Preserves

Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter

Stokes Nature Center

Ogden Nature Center

Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge Wildlife Education Center

The Nature Conservancy's Preserves

Great Salt Lake Nature Center at Farmington Bay

Kennecott Nature Center of Murray

Legacy Nature Preserve

Tonaquint Nature Center

Museums, Zoos, Aquaria, and Gardens

Natural History Museum of Utah

Utah's Hogle Zoo

The Living Planet Aquarium

Utah State University Botanical Center

Red Butte Gardens

Jordan Valley Conservation Garden Park

Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum

Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum

Museum of Ancient Life at Thanksgiving Point

Utah State University Eastern Prehistoric Museum

Museum of the San Rafael Swell

Utah Field House of Natural History State Park Museum

State Parks

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Anasazi State Park

Antelope Island State Park

Bear Lake State Park

Camp Floyd / Stagecoach Inn State Park

Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park

Dead Horse Point State Park

Deer Creek State Park

East Canyon State Park

Edge Of the Cedars State Park

Escalante State Park

Fremont Indian State Park

Goblin Valley State Park

Goosenecks State Park

Green River State Park

Gunlock State Park

Huntington State Park

Hyrum State Park

Iron Mission State Park

Jordanelle State Park

Kodachrome State Park

Millsite State Park

Otter Creek State Park

Palisade State Park

Piute State Park

Quail Creek State Park

Red Fleet State Park

Rockport State Park

Sand Hollow State Park

Scofield State Park

Snow Canyon State Park

Starvation State Park

Steinaker State Park

Territorial Statehouse State Park

Utah Lake State Park

Wasatch Mountain State Park

Willard Bay State Park

Yuba Lake State Park

National Parks and Monuments

Arches National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park

Canyonlands National Park

Capitol Reef National Park

Zion National Park

Cedar Breaks National Monument

Dinosaur National Monument

Hovenweep National Monument

Natural Bridges National Monument

Rainbow Bridge National Monument

Timponogos Cave National Monument

National Forests

Ashley National Forest

Dixie National Forest

Fishlake National Forest

Manti-LaSal National Forest

Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest

National Wildlife Refuges

Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge

Ouray National Wildlife Refuge