Here at The One Group Utah, we know that activities, recreation & opportunities available for kids & families play a huge factor in choosing to move to a new town. You don’t want to move somewhere that offers no place to let kids be kids and enjoy some fresh air. We’ve compiled this list of the best parks in Layton, UT, according to The One Group Utah, for kids & families to assist you in finding what’s available as you consider a move to Utah and, possibly, the Layton area:

  1.      Ellison Park

Located in the heart of Layton City, Ellison Park ensures fun for the whole family! With two playgrounds, a skate park, a splash pad, a picnic pavilion, a walking trail & multiple sports fields spread out over 44 acres, the opportunities are endless! During the summer, the splash pad is open seven days a week from 9am-9pm.

  1. Layton Commons Park

With 15 picnic shelters and two playgrounds. Layton Commons Park is the perfect place for a weekend picnic or family get-together. History fans are sure to love the Vietnam Memorial Wall as well. PLUS, don’t miss Layton Lights in the Park, a FREE Christmas light display put on by Layton City that runs from Thanksgiving time through the holidays.

  1. Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve

The Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve is one of Utah’s most unique natural treasures. The preserve’s visitor center is a birdwatcher’s paradise with its front-row seat to some of the largest gatherings of wildlife ever recorded on the Great Salt Lake. The preserve spans 4,400 acres of wetlands and uplands habitat along the eastern edge of the Great Salt Lake.

  1. Chelsie Meadows Park

Chelsie Meadows Park is a sports lovers retreat & the perfect spot to get in a quick game of soccer, basketball, tennis or sand volleyball. Perfectly situated in the heart of Layton, there’s also two playgrounds for the kiddos and a walking trail to get in some daily movement.

  1. Grey Hawk Park

Located in northeast Layton in good proximity to Hill Air Force Base, Grey Hawk Park offers 10.2 acres of a pure oasis. With three giant playgrounds, an exercise station, two pickleball courts, a tennis court, basketball court, and a picnic pavilion, it’s a great place to spend a Sunday afternoon enjoying the fresh mountain air.