Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No wait, it's hundreds of birds!
Tracy Aviary is eight acres of beautiful flora which is home to over 400 stunning, cheeky and chirpy birds.
The fascinating exhibits are year round, so you can ensure you can keep coming back to learn more. They hold entertaining bird shows, as well as allowing you to get right up close with the Sun Conures - a super exciting experience where the birds eat right out of your hand! If you talk to them, you never know, they might just understand you!
If you loved this hands on experience, you can get close to the funny looking but super cute Pelicans, and feed them their very fishy meal.
There is also the South American Pavillion where you can witness dozens of beautiful and colorful species, each with their own stories of their journey. Can you guess what a Keel-Billed Toucan looks like?
Twit twoo! Twit twoo! If you are a Harry Potter fan, you will love the Owl Forest. Which owl would you pick to attend Wizard School with? Here you can learn the habits and nature of these silent nocturnal birds - unless you stay up past your bedtime this might be the best time to see them for yourselves!
A very important education for kids is the Rare Bird exhibit. Here they will understand why some bird species are falling numbers, and have become endangered, and why it is important for us to all keep our planet happy and healthy.
There are special events always taking place across the year, from scheduled bird walks to adventure summer camps, so keep an eye out for those!
$5 (ages 3 - 12)
Seniors, Military & Students - $6
children ages 2 and under are free
Don't forget your camera!
If you listen closely, you can hear the birds all chirping away at 589 East 1300 South, which is on the southwest corner of Liberty Park in Salt Lake City. Liberty Park is accessible from 900 South, which is the northern entrance of the park. Parking is available outside the main entrance to the grounds.
Tracy Aviary is a fantastic location for education. There are fun hands on Bird Programs for all ages, which will provide kids with a Utah State Core Curriculum standard experience. They also offer summer camps for kids from K - 5th Grade, so they can fill their days with fun and exciting activities such as art experiments and zoo keeping. The aviary welcome school field trips, as well as scouting trips, and you can even join their volunteer program if you find you love it so much!
Unfortunately if you fall in love with the birds, you can't take an actual bird home, but if you stop by the gift shop you will find a lot of special and unique bird-inspired gifts and souvenirs. From the fuzzy flamingo to an adorable owl, you will find something for everybody.
Handicapped parking is available in the main car park. Wheelchairs are available to rent if needed
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Strollers are more than welcome, and wagons are available to rent when you arrive.
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Closed Mondays from June - August. Closed Christmas & Thanksgiving
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