“Home of the largest man-made waterfall in the western hemisphere”
As an oasis in the desert, Thanksgiving Point Gardens features 55-acres of stately gardens, grand lawns, as well as the largest manmade waterfall in the Western Hemisphere. Come rejuvenate yourself and enjoy nature’s beauty in these secluded gardens. Also a championship caliber course, the Golf Club at Thanksgiving Point is 7,714 yards long and covers more than 200 acres, making it the largest golf club in the state. Ranked in the top ten new courses in the country by Golf Digest in 1997, we were recently named the number one public golf club in Utah by Golf Digest and one of fifteen "hidden gems" in the country by Links Magazine. This Johnny Miller Signature Golf Club cradles the most spectacular gardens in Utah, and creatively uses the natural mountain desert landscape to enhance the overall golf experience. Thanksgiving Point Gardens consist of 55 acres of perfectly manicured lawns, sculpted bushes, and tended flower beds creating sweeping vistas full of color and life. The fountains, creeks, and ponds create a tranquil atmosphere where you can enjoy the sights and smells of this flourishing oasis. Appreciate the gifts of nature as you tour 15 themed gardens and admire the varieties of blossoms and greenery. The Gardens at Thanksgiving Point include seventy varieties of roses, thousands of trees, shrubs, grasses, and the largest man-made waterfall in the Western hemisphere. All of these features contribute to a spectacular scenic experience along the four and a half miles of walking trails. Come and enjoy one of the greatest Utah gardens. Click on the items below to find out more about what Thanksgiving Point Gardens offer. Don’t make the mistake of thinking you’ve visited the Gardens by going to the small gardens at Water Tower Plaza. The entrance to the actual Gardens is located approximately two miles northwest from the main plaza. Be sure you are headed to the correct Gardens and don’t miss out on this treasured gem at Thanksgiving Point.
We stopped at the Museum of Curiousity and were more than impressed! My 1.5 yo son and 3.5 yo daughter both had a lot of fun. I imagine that the place would be a zoo in the summertime, but the fall was lovely. The museum itself has tons of things for the kids to explore, plus a playground, pond to feed fish and fabulous fountains for splashing in. This will be a stop on every trip we take in the future. Worth every penny!
Closed on Sunday
Came here for the gardens, which were beautiful! Their gardens were very large and you could easily spend a few hours exploring the different parts. You can even rent a golf cart if you don't feel like walking the entire property.
Nice, but very pricey ($20 per adult, per museum and there are three separate ones) if just passing through. Kids will love the dinosaurs and farms!
We stopped at the Museum of Natural Curiosity while staying in Lehi in July- this is a huge warehouse childrens' museum that is jam packed full of kids. If your kids don't do well in large crowds then don't come in the summertime! It is a fun place you could spend all day at- but my kids don't do well in large crowds of crazy children so we only stayed a little bit.
This place is amazing. The gardens are so beautiful and the farm, dinosaur museum and the kids museum are all incredible.
WOW we visited just the Museum of Curiosity for 6 hours and only saw half of the exhibition. Perfect for kids 2-11. Very tactile. Bring wet wear for play in the outdoor fountains. Kids 8-14 can enjoy the high ropes course walking three stories above the exhibitions. A little pricey unless you know someone with an annual pass that can get you a discount (Thank you Mary!). TRULY large indoor playground with tubes, slides, giant rope bridges. little mini city with blocks, green screen, Claymation video maker. splash pad has giant Noah's ark spraying water making puddles. Outdoor zip line and playground. Just tons of options. Could send another two days at the farm and dinosaurs.
Great place for kids! Food, butterflies, dinosaurs, a park, and more. Easy off the highway, plenty of parking. We will come back. Dinosaur museum is huge.
I loved it here s much. We rented Segways and had a blast riding around the entire park. It was beautiful!
This place is amazing. You need a whole day. We have to stop any time we road trip near here. We have a museum memberships back home that gets us in. Otherwise it is quite speedy.
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Thanksgiving Point Gardens
- Mon - Sat: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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