Outdoor fun to do in Davis & Weber County Utah!
Lagoon Amusement Park is located in Farmington. From roller coasters and rapids to the Rocket — get ready for the ride of your life! Lagoon boasts over 45 rides that will thrill, chill, excite and delight you. Your admission also includes Lagoon's water park called Lagoon A Beach. Beat the heat in the Beach's six acres of surging slides, twisting hydro tubes, crystal waterfalls, bubbling fountains and summer swimming. Admission prices are between $36 -$48 for a single day. Click here for more information and pricing.
Cherry Hill is located in Fruit Heights. It has lots of fun activities for families. Some of the activities are miniature golf, pools, cardiac canyon river run, lazy river, pirated cove pool, jungle maze, junior jungle boats, battle star blaster, rock climbing, arcades, and much more. Click here for pricing and directions.
Layton Surf and Swim is located in Layton. They have a huge Open Wave pool for kids of all ages Click here for pricing and directions.
Eccles Dinosaur Park is located in Ogden. Dinosaur park is an exciting collection of creatures from prehistoric crawlers to predators, to marine animals, and even flying reptiles. More than 100 dinosaur schupltures fill the park. These realistic full sized sculptures are based on actual fossil skeletons, and are brought to life by robotics, artistic details and state of the art sound system. They offer an education system and have something for everyone! Click here for directions and pricing.
Ogden Nature Center is located in Ogden. The center is open to the public for discovery and exploration. Visitors enjoy meeting bird 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. Click here for directions and more information.
Snowbasin is located near Ogden. With diverse terrain for beginner ease to challenging expert runs, Snowbasin also offers three progressive terrain parks and 26km of groomed Nordic trails. With 3,000 skiable acres and 3,000 vertical feet, Snowbasin is best known for wide-open bowls, gladed runs, manicured groomers, powder stashes days after a storm, and rarely a lift line. Snowbasin has world-class snowmaking and one of the most advanced lift systems in the West. Enjoy award-winning cuisine including mountaintop dining with spectacular views and magnificent day lodges.Make the most of day on the mountain with more than 100 certified instructors, adaptive programs, state-licensed day care and children's programs. And for more family fun, don't miss the four-lane lift assisted tubing hill. Snowbasin is just 35 miles north of Salt Lake City with easy access to the Park City Area. Après ski in Downtown Ogden, just 17 miles away. Find out why Snowbasin is consistently recognized as one of the best of the best! Click here for more information.
Antelope Island is located near Syracuse. Rich in scenic beauty and natural features, Antelope Island is the perfect place to view the Great Salt Lake and get a taste of the vast open country found in the Great Basin. The largest of the Great Salt Lake's 9 islands, Antelope Island is part of the Utah State Park System. Visitors can reach the park by boat or via automobile over a causeway that extends west from the Layton area. Recreational opportunities abound. White sand beaches beckon to sunbathers and picnickers. Hiking, biking and horseback trails lead to scenic points on the island. A marina serves sailboats, powerboats and kayakers. Campers come to watch beautiful sunrises and sunsets in seclusion found only minutes from their urban homes. Many people enjoy swimming in the Great Salt Lake's salty water, which is several times more salty than the ocean. Because it is so salty, the water is extra buoyant and people float easily on its surface. Click here for more information.
Crystal Hot Springs located in Honeyville. Our natural hot spring ranges in temperature from 120 – 134°F (51°C – 57°C) and contains the highest mineral content (46,000 mg/L) found in any hot spring in the U.S.A. Additionally, out of the 90% of mineral databased hot springs in the world, Crystal Hot Springs is also the highest. Our two 365 feet hydro-tube water slides operate year-round on select days (see slide hours). The water from the slide flows through copper tubing submerged in the hot spring, which is about 135°F, to heat it. This allows us to keep it warm even when it’s cold outside all winter long. Click here for driving and pricing information.
S&S Shortline Railroad at 575 North 1525 West 801-451-0222 in Farmington offers a museum and park where people can see and ride on trains of various sizes. The museum features over 90 engines and cars. A 1920's replica of a freight station houses the museum and some visitor facilities. The park also offers miniature golf and a picnic pavilion.Park Hours: The park is open M-F between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Hours are 9AM - 5PM. There is a mini-golf course and other things to see. Chips and soda are available for purchase, but there are no food services. Rides are available on the first Saturday of each month from June - Sept betwen the hours of 10AM - 4PM. There are two rides, and costs range from $4.50 - $5.50 per person.
Cold Springs Trout Farm is one of Utah’s best kept secrets. Only 15 minutes from downtown Ogden, and about an hour from Salt Lake City, you will find one of the best fishing holes in the state of Utah. The trout farm is a family owned business since 1924. We have 7 catch-out ponds that are stocked with feisty rainbow trout. The main ingredient to producing great-tasting healthy fish is our water source.