Salt Lake City

Parks & Public Lands

Phone: (801)535-7800 Email: parks@slcgov.com

Find a Park, Natural Area or Trailhead

Click here to search for parks by amenity or search for a specific park below:

11th Ave Park

581 N Terrace Hills Dr (890 E)

  • Playground
  • Multi-purpose fields
  • Basketball
  • Tennis
  • Jogging/Walking Path
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Volleyball
  • Picnic Tables

17th South River Park

1150 W 1700 S

  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Multi-purpose fields
  • Drinking Fountain

4th East Community Garden

553 S 400 E

The garden, managed by Wasatch Community Gardens, was officially purchased on June 18, 2008. Nurtured by local residents for the past 25 years, the 4th East Garden has become an organic gem within Salt Lake City offering fresh produce, gardening education, and diverse community interaction. The physical, social, and psychological benefit of the living garden among urban dwellers is a valuable asset to all who cooperate in and around the 4th East Community Garden. Salt Lake City holds the conservation easement for this property.

  • Community Garden

5th Ave & C Street Pickleball

5th Ave C Street

  • Pickleball courts

6th East

220 S 600 E

  • Playground

9 Line Bike Park

675 W 900 S

The new 9-Line Trail is further improved by the bike park at its eastern end. The park includes easy, medium, and difficult jumps, as well as a pump track for beginners and those looking to polish their skills. The park is well situated in the middle of the city, and accessible by bike routes along 8th and 9th South.

  • Bike Park

9 Line Trail

980 W Montague Ave

The 9 Line Trail currently follows the railroad corridor along 900 South between the Jordan River Surplus Canal and 200 W. New bike lanes have been created and trails have been constructed between Redwood Road and 700 W. The trail bolsters connectivity and diversifies transportation options in the city, while providing a serene walk for community members amongst a seasonal blossom of wildflowers.

  • Jogging/Walking Path

9th South River Park

1000 W Genesee (850 S)

  • Restroom
  • Picnic Tables

Alzheimer's Wildlife Grove

280 S 1200 W

Alzheimer’s Wildlife Grove was dedicated to those who have been affected by Alzheimer’s. This secluded area was meant to help serve as a respite for many caregivers whose lives are stressed by the disease. The park’s location along the Jordan River Parkway includes it into a network of parks in Salt Lake City’s west side.
As a secluded spot, Alzheimer’s Wildlife Grove is ideal for providing an aesthetic backdrop to many forms of passive recreation, including Trails & Natural Lands’ Out of School into Nature program with Franklin Elementary.

  • Jogging/Walking Path
  • Natural Area

Arcadia Heights Open Space

1825 S Lakeline Dr (2950 E)

The Arcadia Heights Open Space is southeast of the actual trail head that connects Lakeline Drive to the Bonneville Shoreline Trail. There are no trails or amenities at this site but it a great viewpoint for the entire valley and a great place to see the sunset. In the “Arcadia Heights, Benchmark, and H Rock Small Area Plan,” the steering committee concluded to support connectivity on the Bonneville Shoreline Trail, urge the creation of more parks, and establish open space lands preservation strategies, among other factors.

  • Jogging/Walking Path
  • Drinking Fountain

Artesian Well

808 S 500 E

  • Drinking Fountain

Beatrice Evans Park

1224 E Gilmer Dr (905 S)

  • Sandbox

Bend-In-The-River

1054 W Fremont Drive

Bend in the River is a hidden gem along the Jordan River Parkway that is a true natural area park. The interactive infrastructure in the park provides activities for kids alongside beavers and birds.

The park came about through a partnership between SLC Parks, the University of Utah’s Lowell Bennion Center and nearby neighbors to create an urban site devoted to ecological restoration, volunteer work, education and research. On this site there is an outdoor classroom available for hands-on exploration and discovery, areas dedicated to restoration and riparian improvement, and also serves as a place for the surrounding residents to gather and gain a sense of community.

  • Natural Area
  • Nature Play Areas

Blaine Preserve

1515 E Blaine Ave

There are no amenities at this site but it serves as a great place to view and experience Emigration Creek. The area affords habitat for birds and other wildlife and can be accessed off of 1500 E and Blaine Ave . Don’t miss this hidden gem!

  • Natural Area

Bonneville Shoreline Preserve Open Space

This land of high benches and foothills at the border of Salt Lake and Davis Counties is made possible due to a conservation easement. The preserve provides a buffer between the cities of North Salt Lake and Salt Lake City. It offers a walking trail, wildlife habitat, and spectacular views of the valley. The project for the conservation easement was a partnership between Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, North Salt Lake, and Utah Open Lands.

  • Natural Area

Bonneville Shoreline Trail

Stretching from North Salt Lake to Parley’s Canyon, Salt Lake City’s portion of the BST is a 13.5-mile trail that provides unparalleled views of the Salt Lake Valley. The unique urban-wildlife interface of the Bonneville Shoreline Trail offers many recreational activities from hiking and biking, to bird watching and nature study. The trail is owned in portions by the City, National Forest Service, and private organizations; it is only through these partnerships that this connective, beautiful area is available to everyone in Salt Lake City and beyond.

A number of sites that Parks and Public Lands manages intersect the Bonneville Shoreline Trail or can be reached from the trail and other Natural Lands.

  • Natural Area
  • Hiking and Biking Trails

City Creek Natural Area

This natural area surrounds Memory Grove Park. It offers off leash designated areas for dog owners and a great place to enjoy nature. The area helps preserve the quality of water flowing from City Creek as well as provide habitat for wildlife. It is rich in pioneer history and provides city residents with a place to escape the urban landscape.

375 N Canyon Rd

  • Jogging/Walking Path
  • Natural Area

City Creek Park

110 N State Street

  • Drinking Fountain

Columbus Hillside Preserve

661 Columbus Street

Columbus Hillside Preserve, located north of the state capitol building, offers great views of the city and surrounding areas. The location is easily accessed through N Columbus Street and offers opportunities for recreation, including walking, bird watching, photography, and more.

  • Natural Area
  • Walking Trail

Constitution Park (County)

Cotten Park

1815 S 300 E

  • Playground

Cottonwood Park

1580 W North Star Dr (300 N)

  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Basketball
  • Jogging/Walking Path
  • Volleyball
  • Pavilion
  • Off-leash area
  • Picnic Tables

Curtis Park

1421 S 2200 E

  • Playground

Davis Park

916 S 2000 E

  • Playground
  • Drinking Fountain

Dee Glen Smith Tennis Center - Coach Mike's Tennis Academy

1130 S Wasatch Dr (2520 E)

  • Restroom
  • Tennis – Reservation required 801-583-9451

Donner Trail Park

2903 E Kennedy Dr (985 S)

  • Playground
  • Jogging/Walking Path
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Picnic Tables

Dry Creek Detention Basin

1691 E Federal Heights Dr

This is one of more than 30 detention basins in the city. In addition to providing flood control for Dry Creek, the area offers an open, dry area for rest and relaxation. It is a great place to view wildlife such as deer and different species of birds.

  • Natural Area

East Bench Preserve

2795 E 2100 S

The East Bench Preserve provides hiking trails and scenic views of the Salt Lake Valley. Comprised of over 42 acres of land, the East Bench Preserve includes the largest section of open space land below the trail protected in the county. The city coordinated with Utah Open Lands, the Salt Lake City Open Space Fund, the LeRay McAllister Critical Lands Conservation Fund, the Highland High Foundation, and the East Bench Community Council to preserve the 12.8 acres. Salt Lake County holds the conservation easement on the H-Rock property.

  • Natural Area

Ensign Downs Park

125 E Dorchester Dr (880 N)

  • Playground
  • Tennis
  • Softball
  • Jogging/Walking Path
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Volleyball

Ensign Peak Nature Park

1002 N Ensign Vista Dr

Many visitors frequent Ensign Peak Nature Park for hiking and biking. It connects Ensign Peak to the Bonneville Shoreline Trail and is one of the most popular entryways into the valley foothills, making the area particularly vulnerable to erosion and trail widening. If you visit Ensign Peak Nature Park, please stay on designated trails and keep dogs leashed. The area provides critical habitat and range for a number of animals and birds. It also connects to Stansbury Shoreline Preserve along Sandhurst Drive.

  • Jogging/Walking Path
  • Natural Area

Fairmont Park

1040 E Sugarmont Dr (2225 S)

  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Multi-purpose fields
  • Basketball
  • Jogging/Walking Path
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Volleyball
  • Pavilion (reservations)
  • Picnic Tables
  • Swimming Pool
  • Skate Park

Faultline Gardens Park

1041 E 400 S

  • Playground
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Picnic Tables

Fire Station Tennis

1015 W 300 N

  • Tennis

First Encampment Park

1704 S 500 E

Fred and Ila Fife Wetland Preserve

945 S 1100 W

This restored wetland is located directly off of the Jordan River Parkway just south of 900 S, and west of Jordan Park. Visit this natural space, and you may spot beavers, salamanders, and butterflies. Its benefits also include naturally cleaning pollution from the water before it is returned to the Jordan River for the rest of its journey to the Great Salt Lake.

  • Pathway
  • Benches
  • Local Art

Galagher Park

644 S Park St (540 E)

  • Playground

Gilgal Garden

749 E 500 S

Glendale Park

1375 W 1700 S

  • Restroom
  • Tennis
  • Softball
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Picnic Tables

Guadalupe Park

619 W 500 N

  • Playground
  • Basketball
  • Picnic Tables

Herman Franks Park

1371 S 700 E

  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Baseball
  • Off-leash area

Hidden Hollow

1229 E Wilmington Ave (2195 S)

As its name infers, Hidden Hollow is tucked away from the casual observer. The preserve is a serene environment surrounded by the bustle of Sugar House, and offers a view of a portion of daylighted Parley’s Creek. The natural park appears much larger than its .5 acre size, surrounded by tall trees, native vegetation, and babbling creek. If a longer walk is desired, the east end of the pathway connects under 2100 East to Sugar House Park.

In 1990, a group of schoolchildren from Hawthorne Elementary restored and revived what was once a forgotten pile of construction debris covering the abandoned creek-side park. Hidden Hollow is now a thriving urban natural area and outdoor classroom. In May of 2000, Salt Lake City protected Hidden Hollow by granting a conservation easement to Utah Open Lands.

  • Benches
  • Creek
  • Jogging/Walking Path
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Natural Area

Hillcrest Park

1927 E Hillcrest Ave

H-Rock Open Space

1865 S Devonshire Drive

Visible from the southern portion of Salt Lake City, H-Rock open space is highly visible due to the H painted on the rock. The open space surrounding the rock is comprised of natural lands that provide habitat for wildlife and scenic views for citizens. Erosion due to heavy usage is occurring at the site, please stay on trails to help vegetation grow back.

The area can be accessed either by Devonshire Drive or Lakeline Drive and access to Jack’s Mountain is possible through the H-Rock open space.

  • Natural Area

Imperial Park

1650 Atkin Ave

  • Playground
  • Open Play Field
  • Sandbox
  • Benches
  • Walking Path
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Picnic Tables

Inglewood Park

1159 S McClelland St (1040 E)

  • Playground
  • Drinking Fountain

International Peace Gardens

1060 S 900 W

  • Drinking Fountain

Jackson Park

481 N Grant St (740 W)

  • Playground
  • Picnic Tables

Jefferson Park

110 W Fremont Ave (1115 S)

  • Playground

Jordan Park

1060 S 900 W

  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Tennis
  • Softball
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Volleyball
  • Pavilion (reservations)
  • Off-leash area
  • Picnic Tables
  • Skate Park
  • Horseshoes

Jordan River Parkway

2100 S – 2400 N

The Jordan River Parkway is the longest paved urban trail in the United States, with over 60 miles following the Jordan River from Utah Lake to the Great Salt Lake. Portions of the Jordan River Parkway mixed-use trail have been developed and maintained by the various municipalities that the river runs through. – including Salt Lake City from 2100 S to 2500 N. The Jordan River Parkway trail meanders past many historical and recreational landmarks that provide both relaxation and activities for those utilizing the JRP.

  • Jogging/Walking Path
  • Biking Path

Jordan River Par 3

1200 N Redwood Rd

Kay Rees Natural Area

535 E 14th Ave (700 N)

This area is great for short walks, quiet contemplation and peaceful relaxation. It lies adjacent to a dog park with the same name.

  • Natural Area

Kay Rees Park

535 E 14th Ave (700 N)

  • Multi-purpose fields

Kletting Park

164 N B St (250 E)

  • Playground

Laird Park

1185 S 1800 E

  • Playground
  • Multi-purpose fields
  • Softball
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Picnic Tables
  • Sandbox

Liberty Park


600 E 900 S

  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Basketball
  • Tennis
  • Jogging/Walking Path
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Volleyball
  • Pavilion (reservations)
  • Picnic Tables
  • Swimming Pool
  • Horseshoes

Hours

  • Concessions: Monday-Sunday 11am-7pm
  • Rotary Playground: Monday-Sunday 7am-11pm

Phone Numbers

  • Concessions, Rides, Paddleboats: (801)521-0962
  • Tracy Aviary: (801)596-8500

Liberty Park Amenity Map

Links

Lindsey Gardens

426 N M Street (800 E)

  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Baseball
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Pavilion (reservations)
  • Off-leash area
  • Picnic Tables

Madsen Park

9 N Chicago St (940 W)

  • Playground
  • Basketball
  • Softball
  • Picnic Tables

Meadows Community Park

1920 W 400 N

  • Playground
  • Jogging/Walking Path
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Picnic Tables
  • Public Art

Memory Grove

300 North Canyon Road

  • Restroom
  • Jogging/Walking Path
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Off-leash area
  • Picnic Tables

Miami Park

1571 N Miami Rd (1780 W)

  • Playground

Miller Park Bird Refuge and Nature Park

1708 E 900 S

Nestled among residential housing near Sunnyside Ave, Miller Park Bird Refuge is one of Trails and Natural Lands’ biggest parks and projects. It was recently reconstructed to bring a section of degraded riparian habitat back to a healthy ecosystem with natural function. This included planting native vegetation, attracting more wildlife and allowing for optimal conditions for improved public access to wildlife watching and passive recreation. Restoring the critical habitat zones and improving water quality were implemented with best management practices identified in the 2010 Riparian Corridor Study. The refuge includes two large loops, with the total park amounting to 8.75 acres. It also has significant history associated with it, dating back to construction of the stairs and bridges by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930’s.

Please Note: Dogs are not allowed off-leash in the park, in order to improve plant and wildlife habitat.

  • Benches
  • Jogging/Walking Path
  • Natural Area

Modelport

7595 W California Ave

  • Restroom
  • Runway
  • Prep Site
  • Helipad

Modesto Park

1175 S 1000

  • Playground
  • Jogging/Walking Path

North Gateway Park

910 N Beck St (300 W)

  • Restroom
  • Jogging/Walking Path
  • Drinking Fountain

Oak Hills Ball Diamonds

1216 S Wasatch Dr (2520 E)

  • Playground
  • Ball fields

Parley's Historic Nature Park

2740 S 2700 E

One of the best off-leash parks in the city, Parley’s also offers unique insight and first-hand experiences with Salt Lake City’s history and natural environment. Parley’s is located on the southern edge of Salt Lake City, and in addition to vehicles can be accessed through Parley’s Trail by bikers and hikers. The park is enhanced by a daylighted portion of Parley’s Creek, a wildlife refuge area, and great views up Parley’s Canyon

  • Jogging/Walking Path
  • Off-Leash area
  • Natural Area
  • Historical Sites
  • Parley’s Creek

Parley's Way

2810 E Parley’s Way

  • Playground

Perry's Hollow Preserve

527 N Perry’s Hollow Rd

One of the access points from the city to the foothills, Perry’s Hollow Preserve offers a pleasant hiking trail. In 1945, a cloudburst flood altered the landscape of the hollow, and traces of the event can still be seen.

  • Natural Area

People's Freeway Park

1560 S West Temple St (100 W)

  • Playground

Pioneer Park

350 S 300 W

  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Basketball
  • Tennis
  • Jogging/Walking Path
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Volleyball
  • Off-leash area

Poplar Grove Park

800 S Emery St (1170 W)

  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Basketball
  • Tennis
  • Baseball
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Volleyball
  • Pavilion (reservations)
  • Horseshoes

Popperton Park

1400 E Popperton Park Way (360 N)

  • Playground
  • Multi-purpose fields
  • Jogging/Walking Path
  • Picnic Tables

Post Street

487 S Post St (940 W)

  • Playground
  • Drinking Fountain

Pugsley Ouray Park

343 W 500 N

  • Playground

Redwood Meadows Park

1768 W 400 N

  • Playground

Reservoir Park

42 S University St (1345 E)

  • Playground
  • Multi-purpose fields
  • Tennis
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Picnic Tables

Richmond Park

444 E 600 S

  • Playground
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Volleyball

Riverside Park

1490 W 600 N

  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Multi-purpose fields
  • Basketball
  • Tennis
  • Softball
  • Baseball
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Volleyball
  • Pavilion (reservations)
  • Picnic Tables
  • Sandbox
  • Horseshoes

Ron Heaps Memorial Park

256 E Herbert Ave (1035 S)

Rosewood Park

1400 N 1200 W

  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Multi-purpose fields
  • Tennis
  • Softball
  • Baseball
  • Jogging/Walking Path
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Volleyball
  • Picnic Tables
  • Skate Park

Rotary Glen Park

2850 E Sunnyside (840 S)

  • Restroom
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Pavilion
  • Picnic Tables

Sherwood Park

1450 W 400 S

  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Baseball
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Volleyball
  • Pavilion (reservations)
  • Picnic Tables

Shipp Park

579 E 4th Ave (200 N)

  • Playground

Silver Park

126 W 500 N

  • Playground
  • Drinking Fountain

Spring Gulch Preserve

1470 E Tomahawk Dr

Spring Gulch Preserve has beautiful views and quiet trails. The property crosses the Bonneville Shoreline and can be accessed from at least two points along Tomahawk Drive.

  • Natural Area

Stansbury Shoreline Preserve

1000 N Victory Rd

Stansbury Shoreline Preserve’s extensive grounds increase connectivity in the lower foothills by joining Columbus Hillside Preserve to Ensign Peak Nature Park to Warm Springs Park and North Gateway Park. Such connections create natural corridors for wildlife to move more freely, find cover, and forage. The area is steep in many parts and less accessible than other open spaces along the foothills. Stansbury Shoreline Preserve is accessible by a trailhead on the east side of Victory Road.

  • Natural Area

Steenblik Park

1050 W 800 N

  • Playground
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Picnic Tables

Stratford Park

2635 S Preston St (1930 E)

  • Playground
  • Multi-purpose fields

Sugar House Park (County)

Sunnyside Park

1735 E Sunnyside Ave (840 S)

  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Multi-purpose fields
  • Basketball
  • Tennis
  • Softball
  • Baseball
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Volleyball
  • Pavilion (reservations)
  • Picnic Tables

Swede Town Park

840 W 1500 N

  • Playground
  • Basketball
  • Sandbox

Tanner Park (County)

Taufer Park

680 S 300 E

  • Playground

This is the Place Heritage Park (State)

2601 E Sunnyside Ave (840 S)

Click here to go to State site for information

Victory Park

237 S 1000 E

  • Playground
  • Tennis
  • Drinking Fountain

Warm Springs Park

840 N Beck St (300 W)

  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Multi-purpose fields
  • Tennis
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Picnic Tables

Wasatch Hollow Park

1631 E 1700 S

  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Benches

Wasatch Hollow Preserve

1650 E 1700 S

Wasatch Hollow is a preserve surrounded by neighborhood. It’s unique surroundings provide a quiet setting surrounded by wildlife and native vegetation. It offers two loops through the preserve that offer visitors the chance to exercise in a natural setting within the city. The space is open to the public year-round, closed from sundown to sunrise.

  • Natural Spring
  • Natural Lands
  • Walking Trail

Washington Park

Canyon. Exit 134 on I-80 East

  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Pavilion (reservations)
  • Picnic Tables
  • Horseshoes

Washington Square

451 S State Street

  • Benches

Westminster Park

986 E 1700 S

  • Playground

Westpointe Park

1920 W Colonel Rd (1100 N)

  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Multi-purpose fields
  • Basketball
  • Tennis
  • Softball
  • Baseball
  • Jogging/Walking Path
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Volleyball
  • Pavilion (reservations)
  • Picnic Tables
  • Sandbox