Liberty Park Salt Lake City
In Salt Lake City, Utah, Liberty Park is a popular public urban park. With 80 acres, it is the city’s oldest and second-largest public park, trailing only Sugar House Park, which has 110.5 acres.
Liberty Park was once a grist mill and a farm. The Isaac Chase Mill (located in Tracy Aviary’s northeast corner) is Utah’s oldest commercial structure still standing. During the 1857 famine, the Chase Mill and Farm acquired a reputation for providing free grist to pioneers in need.
In 1860, Brigham Young purchased the 110-acre farm and began planting mulberry, cottonwood, and other trees. In his will, he directed that the land be sold to the city for the lowest possible price so that it might be enjoyed by the public. The Salt Lake City Corporation bought the area two decades later for community leisure and relaxation.
The Liberty Park Neighborhood in SLC, UT serves as both a destination and a buffer zone between other, more well-known areas. Liberty Park is a location with over 80 acres of green space, including grass, trees, ponds, and walks, as well as an aviary and a museum.
For thousands of people, Liberty Park has been a beloved open space refuge because of its lovely trees, bushes, and clear mountain air. Liberty is a place to reconnect with nature, to enjoy friendships and family interactions, and to get away from the stresses of everyday life. People have loved the grass and cool shade trees for lawn activities and barbecuing for many years. Jogging, biking, swimming, tennis, rowing, horseshoes, and volleyball have been popular activities in Liberty Park for a long time now.
A pond with two islands may be seen in the park. The park is on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP), as is the Isaac Chase Mill, which is also on the NRHP.
You can also make a reservation and enjoy everything this great park has to offer if you want to make a full day of it.
For half-day bookings (8:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.), Utah residents pay $44.00 and non-residents pay $55. Residents of Utah pay $88.00 for a full day reservation, while non-residents pay $110.00. Two softballs, two baseball bats, a volleyball and volleyball net, a pair of horseshoes, a football, and a soccer ball are included in your reservation.
You can pick up your recreational kit on the day of or the day before your reservation on weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. At the time of pickup, the rental fee of $11 + tax will be collected.