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Ogden Nature Center Trail

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Ogden, Utah

Ogden Nature Center Trail is a 1.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ogden, Utah that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking and bird watching and is accessible year-round.

Distance: 1.6 miles Elevation Gain: 6 feet Route Type: Loop

kid friendly

walking

bird watching

river

wildlife

fee

no dogs

The Ogden Nature Center is a 152-acre nature preserve and education center open to the public for discovery and exploration. Entrance fee is required, visitors enjoy meeting birds of prey, snakes, tortoises, salamanders and other native animal species. Outside there are picnic areas, treehouses, bird blinds, a spotting tower and 1.5 miles of walking trails. The Nature Center boasts two of Utah's greenest buildings, with hands-on nature exhibits and a unique gift store. Cost: Members enjoy free admission Adults 12 and older: $5.00 Seniors 65+: $4.00 Children 2-11: $3.00 / Children under 2: Free

bird watching
Mon Jun 24 2019

I loved to bring my kids here when they were little. Looking for little fish, frogs and birds was the best! I still go back occasionally, and even bought a membership to help support this place. These days, though, I sometimes want some quiet birding time, but haven’t had much luck finding that here. Whether it’s due to an enthusiastic Boy Scout troop or a special event, the human noise sometimes drowns out the sounds of nature. It makes me happy that the ONC is bringing happiness to so many, but don’t go there to commune with nature!

hiking
Sun Mar 31 2019

Nice place to run and workout.

walking
Sat Dec 16 2017

Great place for the kids to study wildlife and explore.

walking
Tue Sep 06 2016

This is a good trail for the kids to get out and run a bit. There isn't a lot of shade, but it's a nice place in the middle of town. It isn't usually crowded and you get to see wildlife in the park. There is an entrance fee. It's not my favorite spot because it's so easy, but if you don't want to drive very far and just want to get away for a bit, this is an okay place to come.

Wed Apr 15 2015

I think some type of guided tour of this area can introduce you to some of the most interesting locations. There are many trails all through the nature center, and little gems are at the end of each path if you can find your way to it. There are also great programs in the visitors center for kids and adults alike. It's a fun area to explore.

bird watching
Tue Apr 07 2015

This is a great place to take an easy hike right in the middle of Ogden. ONC has an abundant amount of wildlife from , turkey's, waterfowl, deer, foxes, song birds and much much more. ONC also has quite e few injured birds of prey that live full time at ONC and are used to educate kids and adults alike. The trails with in ONC are very easy and provide a nice enjoyable hike. Bring the kids you wont be disappointed.

fishing
Wed Mar 18 2015

Very good for educational purposes for kids.

hiking
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hiking
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hiking
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hiking
Sat Jun 08 2019

hiking
Sat Apr 27 2019

hiking
Sun Mar 17 2019

hiking
Tue Oct 09 2018

walking
Sun Jul 09 2017

hiking
Sat Jun 24 2017