A modest handful of high-rise buildings lends man-made shape to Salt Lake City's skyline, the mountains behind hinting at the outdoors-oriented haven this flourishing urban center really is behind the show of church and state.
Visitor center and sleigh rides Thu - Fri: Noon - 4:30 p.m. Sat: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sun - Mon: Noon - 4:30 p.m.
Open In Winter
The visitor center at Hardware Ranch provides the public an opportunity
to learn more about elk and other wildlife through interactive exhibits
and programs. The visitor center is open during the winter season from
12:00-5:00 Thursdays-Mondays, closed Tuesday and Wednesday, open at 10:00 on Saturday. School, seniors, and other groups can receive
interpretive presentations with reservations. Sleigh ride prices for school
and special education groups are a reduced price of one dollar per person.
We're located 15 miles east of Hyrum, Utah, in Blacksmith Fork Canyon (see map). From Logan, Utah, travel south on State Road 165 to Hyrum, then east on Highway 101 to the ranch. Signs along the way will help lead you to the ranch. Check weather and road conditions below before visiting; winter snowstorms can make the paved road slippery on the short drive up Blacksmith Fork Canyon. The road is usually plowed and sanded by noon after each snowstorm.
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