The Eccles Wildlife Education Center will be open Tuesdays through Saturdays at reduced hours. There will be one-directional flows and limits on the number of people in the building.
While inside the Education Center building, please maintain appropriate physical distance from other visitors. We also strongly encourage you to practice good hygiene (e.g., wash your hands, etc.) and wear a face mask.
Visit the Eccles Wildlife Education Center
Visiting the George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Wildlife Education Center and the nature trails is free.
- Tuesday–Friday: 10 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
- Saturday: 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
- Sunday, Monday and holidays: Closed
The nature trails may be used during daylight hours any day of the week and on holidays.
- George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Wildlife Education Center
1157 S Waterfowl Way (approximately 1700 W Glovers Lane), Farmington, UT
Coming from the south
Travel north on I-15 to exit 322. (The exit is just after you pass under the Glovers Lane overpass.) Where the ramp forks, stay right. Just off the exit ramp, turn right onto the frontage road, and continue to the stop sign. Turn right onto Glovers Lane and follow it two miles west. You will pass a Dead End sign, and the paved road to the nature center will be on your left.
Coming from the north
Travel south on I-15 to Farmington exit 325 — Lagoon/Park Lane. The exit ramp will deliver you to Park Lane. Turn right (west) on Park Lane. Park Lane will bear south and run into Clark Lane. Turn right (west) onto Clark Lane and continue to the first four-way stop, which is 1525 W. Turn left (south) onto 1525 W. and continue for about a mile until the street ends at Glovers Lane. Turn right (west) onto Glovers Lane and go past a Dead End sign. The paved road to the nature center will be about two blocks ahead on your left.
Rent the facility
The Eccles Wildlife Education Center isn't set up to host events at this time.
The Eccles Wildlife Education Center features a scenic, 1.6-mile nature trail loop. Meander the wheelchair- and stroller-friendly trail to experience the unique sights and sounds of the Farmington Bay wetlands. Motorized vehicles, bicycles, dogs and horses — in addition to hunting and fishing — are not allowed on the nature trails.
Activities — New!
Are you looking to prepare for, or get more out of your visit to the Eccles Wildlife Education Center? Download the activity page below to print or view on your device. (We'll be adding more activity pages soon!) Share what you do with your friends or with us on social media!