Salt Lake Parks
In recent years, Salt Lake City and County have been working to expand the area's park system. The most interesting part of the parks initiatives is the effort to create green belts around throughout the county. For more information on parks in Salt Lake City, please visit Salt Lake Sites - Parks.
- Liberty Park (100 pictures) Liberty Park is one of the premiere parks in the Salt Lake Valley. Liberty Park is the home of Tracy Aviary. It includes an amusement park and is often the center of community events and firework celebrations.
- Jordan River Parkway (108 pictures) The Jordan River Parkway follows the Jordan River through the center of the valley. As such, the park ends up connecting dozens of neighborhood parks including the Internation Peace Gardens.
- This is the Place Heritage Park (35 pictures) This is the Place Momument at the foot of Emigration Canyon commemorates Utah's pioneer history.
- Sugarhouse Park (93 pictures) Sugarhouse Park (Near the 1300 East Exit on I80) is one of the premiere parks in Salt Lake County
- Dimple Dell Park (48 pictures) Dimple Dell Park in Sandy is a nature park running through the South Valley. The park is accessible by Trax.
- Red Butte Gardens (63 pictures) Red Butte Gardens features native and exotic plants.
- Pioneer Park (47 pictures) Pioneer Park is near downtown Salt Lake City. It is home to a weekly Farmer's Market.
- Memory Grove Park (88 pictures) Memorial Grove Park is at the mouth of City Creek Canyon just North of downtown Salt Lake City, Utah.
- Parley's Hollow (82 pictures) Parley's Hollow is a popular off leash area that runs along Parley's Creek. There is an iniative to connect this park with Sugar House Park and Parley's crossing.
- Murray City Park (84 pictures) Murray Park is a large Park at about 5100 South State Street in the heart of the Salt Lake Valley.
- Olympus Hills Park (50 pictures) Olympus Hills Park is located on 4500 South Just West of the Wasatch Boulevard and I215.
- Big Cottonwood Park (29 pictures) Creekside Park is located on the Murray-Holladay Road.
- Magna Park (27 pictures) Magna offers several parks and recreational facilities.
- Lone Peak Park (10 pictures) Lone Peak Park is in Sandy.
- Fairmont Park (14 pictures) Fairmont Park is in the Sugarhouse District. The park includes an aquatic center and free skate park.
- Canyon Rim Park (26 pictures) Pictures of Canyon Rim Park in Millcreek Township.
- Old Mill Park (71 pictures) Old Mill Park is on Big Cottonwood Creek. It has a trail that passes the ruins of the Deseret Paper Mill.