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The Best of Weber County: 12 Activities and Experiences You Can’t Miss

May 21, 2024

In Weber County, Utah, there’s always something to do.

Offering a diverse mix of local events, parks and museums, this region promises something for everyone. Whether you’re a prospective homebuyer eyeing the stunning new Stagecoach Estates by McArthur Homes or a resident seeking new adventures, Weber County offers an array of experiences that will surely captivate you.

McArthur Homes, a distinguished home builder, is eager to welcome you to this flourishing new community, ideally situated to take full advantage of all that Weber County offers.

Ogden’s George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park

The Dinosaur Park in Ogden is a thrilling destination for families and dinosaur enthusiasts. This 8.5-acre park is home to over 100 life-sized dinosaur sculptures, ranging from prehistoric crawlers to towering predators and flying reptiles.

The park features a playground and an outdoor dinosaur dig, making it a perfect spot for kids to learn and play. Don’t miss the museum’s indoor exhibits showcasing fossils, dinosaur skeletons and educational displays.

Cold Springs Trout Farm

Visit the Cold Springs Trout Farm for a serene and enjoyable outdoor experience.

This farm offers a unique Catch n’ Keep fishing experience, where you can catch trophy-sized trout and white sturgeon. It’s a fantastic spot for families, school trips, and anyone looking to enjoy the thrill of fishing.

The picturesque setting and the opportunity to take home your catch make this an unforgettable outing.

person standing in a pond fishing

Treehouse Museum

The Treehouse Museum in Ogden is an enchanting place where children can explore, learn and create. This non-profit museum focuses on literacy, the arts and imaginative play. It offers a variety of interactive exhibits and programs designed to make learning fun and engaging for kids of all ages.

From storytime sessions to hands-on activities, the Treehouse Museum is a must-visit for families.

Hill Aerospace Museum

Discover the fascinating history of American air power at the Hill Aerospace Museum.

Located at Hill Air Force Base, the museum showcases over 70 aircraft and thousands of historical Air Force artifacts. Visitors can explore exhibits spanning from the Wright brothers’ early aircraft to modern jets like the F-117 Stealth Fighter. Admission is free, making it an accessible and educational destination for all ages.

Wooden propellor of an old airplane

Fort Buenaventura

Step back in time at Ft. Buenaventura, built in 1846 by Miles Goodyear.

This historic site on the Weber River has transformed into a premier outdoor recreation area. The fort hosts various events, such as the Fort Buenaventura Mountain Man Easter Rendezvous and the Ogden Music Festival.

Facilities include a picnic area, a pond, a community fishery and an 18-hole championship disc golf course, offering plenty of outdoor fun.

North Fork Park

North Fork Park is a sprawling 2600-acre outdoor haven nestled in the eastern Wasatch Mountains.

It offers camping, Nordic skiing, hiking, biking and horse trails. Recognized as an International Dark Sky Park, North Fork Park is perfect for stargazing. The park opens in May and closes in mid-October, providing a great escape into nature during the warmer months.

Person Hiking on a wooded trail

Toads Fun Zone

Toads Fun Zone is the ultimate destination for family fun and entertainment.

The fun zone is a variety of activities under one roof, including mini-golf, arcade games, batting cages, a race track and laser tag.

Golf enthusiasts can enjoy Mulligan’s Creekside Golf Center’s 64-station driving range, which features a heated, covered area for all-weather practice. Toads Fun Zone promises a day packed with excitement and laughter for visitors of all ages.

Pineview Reservoir

Pineview Reservoir is a gem for watersport enthusiasts.

This beautiful reservoir offers boating, windsurfing, swimming and fishing. With three swim areas featuring sandy beaches—Cemetery Point, Anderson Cove Campground and Middle Inlet Beach—Pineview is perfect for a fun day in the sun.

The scenic backdrop of the Wasatch Mountains adds to the charm of this popular destination.

Wasatch Mountains in utah

Snowbasin Resort

Snowbasin Resort is a year-round playground offering 3,000 vertical feet of mountain fun.

In the summer, enjoy gondola-accessed hiking, mountain biking, outdoor concerts and dining. Located just 45 minutes north of Salt Lake International Airport, Snowbasin is easily accessible yet feels worlds away.

Whether you are seeking adventure or relaxation, Snowbasin delivers stunning scenery and memorable experiences.

Ogden Nature Center

Located in the heart of Ogden, the Ogden Nature Center is a 152-acre nature preserve and education center.

Open year-round, it offers a variety of activities, including walking trails and educational programs for all ages. The center’s mission is to foster appreciation and stewardship of the natural world, making it an ideal spot for nature lovers and families seeking to connect with the outdoors.

Nature area in Ogden utah

Antelope Island State Park

Antelope Island State Park offers various outdoor activities against the stunning backdrop of the Great Salt Lake. Hike, bike or horseback ride on the park’s trails for breathtaking views of the lake and its wildlife.

The park has free-ranging bison, mule deer, bighorn sheep and pronghorn. Enjoy birdwatching, stargazing and exploring the historic Fielding Garr Ranch. The park’s diverse landscape and wildlife make it a unique and captivating destination.

Skinny Dogz

Unleash the fun at Skinny Dogz, an exciting venue featuring bowling, laser tag, billiards, and classic and new arcade games.

Perfect for both kids and adults, Skinny Dogz offers a thrilling experience that promises to entertain and delight. Whether you’re striking it big in the bowling lanes or competing in laser tag, Skinny Dogz ensures a day full of adventure and memorable moments.

Join Us in Weber County

So come and see us in Weber County, an exciting place to live, work and visit.

There’s never a dull moment with attractions ranging from historical sites and museums to outdoor recreation and family fun.

Discover your new home at Stagecoach Estates and join the VIP list to stay updated on the latest developments and exclusive incentives. Experience the best of Weber County and create lasting memories in this vibrant community.

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This post was written by Paige Giles

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