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Saturday, July 21, 2012

Review of Liberty Park, Salt Lake City

The kids and I met up with my good friends Kelsey and Julia in Salt Lake the other day, at Liberty Park. I had already been there several times before but there are lots of things I hadn't tried out on my previous trips. The best thing about this park is it's array of FREE activities! Playgrounds, man made rivers and waterfalls, elegant flower beds, walking and riding paths, duck and koi ponds and much more. Then there are the many inexpensive attractions; a permanent carnival of 5 simple but timeless rides for the kids, Tracy Aviary, and a gated, full size pool.
The pool charges just $2 per adult and $1 per child. How amazing is that?! I'm not sure on the prices at the Aviary as I haven't tried it out yet, but when I do, I'll report on it. They have completely remodeled it recently and it has a lovely, very artistic looking visitors' center.
We played  in the man made rivers, representing our seven rivers and a few of our canyons.
There are lots of benches and shady areas for adults to sit and keep an eye on the kids.

We also hit the mini carnival.

Each ride requires one ticket. Tickets cost $1.50 each.
We stopped to appreciate the fish on our way to the biggest playground.
This playground is really neat. It was created to suit children of all abilities and has a plethora of toys and activities. I was really impressed with it! Musical instruments, sand pit, splash pad, slides and more!

If we had prepared more food, we could really have stayed all day at the park.
There are plenty of picnic areas, with tables and bbq pits. A pond with paddle boats, even a huge stone fire place, great for winding down the evening.
On our way back to the car, we hit my favorite area, the fabulous flower gardens!

As you can see, this park is fabulous!! Worth the drive to Salt Lake! You can find directions by using google maps and just entering Liberty Park, Salt Lake City, Ut. It is really easy to find. We will of course go there again. I'm thinking of talking more of my family into going up for a day of inexpensive fun. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!
Ps. There is also a historical home on the sight being used as an art gallery. Pretty cool. Parking for the whole park is plentiful and convenient.

1 comment:

  1. I'm so glad to read of your positive experience and review of Liberty Park. I love Liberty Park! Years ago when Jim and I celebrated our first anniversary, we spent part of it in a paddle boat on the pond at Liberty Park. The Aviary is wonderful, too. I would love to go with you and the kids sometime!