Lehi, UT 84043
- Located 20 minutes south of Salt Lake City and 20 minutes north of Provo, right next to Interstate 15 in central Utah.
DescriptionUtah County's newest major attraction, Thanksgiving Point, represents the realization of a dream by its creators, Alan and Karen Ashton, co-founders of WordPerfect. Surrounded by an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Johnny Miller, this five-hundred acre oasis symbolizes the Ashton's gratitude for their blessings of abundance.
Visitors to the site currently enjoy the Water Tower; the Garden Emporium (a gift shop with a home and garden twist featuring a full-service floral shop, demonstration, kitchen, and conference room); the Tropical Greenhouse; Idea Gardens; Greenhouses; Animal Park; Vegetable Gardens; and English Gardens. In the Garden Wall Restaurant, the visitor can dine on American cuisine within the hand-painted trompe l'oeil walls of the restaurant, snack on goodies from the pastry and candy shop, or enjoy a refreshing drink from the old-fashioned soda fountain. Three conference rooms provide meeting space in a truly unique setting.
At the heart of the park is the Thanksgiving Gardens - 55 acres of gardens, waterfalls and lakes. Enjoy the sweeping vistas of the Grand Allee, cross the Monet Bridge and watch the flower-bordered creek ripple by, or walk to the amphitheater and marvel at the largest man-made waterfall in the Western Hemisphere.
Thanksgiving Point facility also now features the largest dinosaur museum in the U.S. The 86,000-square-foot museum that displays over 100 flying beasts and 50 other mounted dinosaurs and includes a 350-seat, giant-screen theater.