Stroll through the Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve

Utah The Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve

  • Activities:

    Chillin, Photography, Running, Hiking

  • Skill Level:

    Beginner

  • Season:

    Year Round

  • Trail Type:

    Loop

  • RT Distance:

    1 Miles

Bathrooms
Family Friendly
Handicap Accessible
Lake
Picnic Area
Romantic
Scenic
Wildlife

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!

Pack List

Sunglasses, sunblock, water bottle, and binoculars.

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Definitely a unique view. Pretty and family friendly

5 months ago
5 months ago

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

over 1 year ago
over 1 year ago

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.

over 1 year ago
over 1 year ago

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