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Stroll through the Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve

Layton, Utah

5.0/5
based on 2 reviews

Details

Distance

1 miles

Route Type

Loop

Description

Added by Sara Mortensen

Great for all skill levels, the Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve near Layton, UT provides a 1.3 mile scenic boardwalk to observe the variety of wildlife that call this unique ecosystem home.

The wetlands of The Nature Conservancy's Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve are a unique system of salt and fresh water marshes, ponds, pools, sloughs and mudflats. It is a rich feeding ground for tens of thousands of migrating birds, making this destination a birder's paradise.

Great for all skill levels, the preserve provides a 1.3 mile scenic boardwalk to observe the variety of wildlife that call this unique ecosystem home. Be sure to bring your camera and a pair of binoculars!

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Features

Chillin
Photography
Running
Hiking
Bathrooms
Family Friendly
Lake
Picnic Area
Romantic
Scenic
Wildlife
ADA Accessible

Reviews

GPS coordinates would help pinpoint the entrance. Google maps location was off by half a mile.

No matter what season I come to this beautiful preserve, there are always different species of birds to observe. Hawks, herons, owls, ducks, and pelicans—all can be seen along the boardwalk or from the observation tower. Great for all ages, skill levels, and seasons.

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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