April 23, 2024

Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve Tower

Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve Tower

Since 2024

In Utah, US


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About this site

Take in panoramic views of the surrounding wetlands, the Wasatch Mountains to the east, Antelope Island to the west, and the Oquirrh Mountains to the south. Help our stewardship team monitor seasonal changes, water levels, snowpack, and vegetation.

This chronolog is located on the upper level of the boardwalk tower.

About the Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve

The Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve spans 4,500+ acres of wetlands and uplands habitat along the eastern edge of the Great Salt Lake. Just 35 minutes from downtown Salt Lake City, and 25 minutes from downtown Ogden, the preserve is a peaceful haven for wildlife and people. The visitor center's unique location, design, exhibits, and audio tour make it a birdwatcher's paradise as well as the perfect place for visitors to appreciate the importance of Great Salt Lake.

The preserve offers an engaging journey into the hidden world of life on the fringe of Great Salt Lake. Visitors will find a variety of attractions including:

--One-mile boardwalk loop trail (wheelchair accessible and stroller-friendly)

--Educational exhibits about the Lake and its wildlife

--Free, GPS-triggerd audio tour for smart phones (English and Spanish)

--Open-air pavilion offers shade for picnics

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About The Nature Conservancy - Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve

The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.

Our vision is a world where the diversity of life thrives, and people act to conserve nature for its own sake and its ability to fulfill our needs and enrich our lives.


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