23 OF THE BEST THINGS TO DO NEAR HILL AFB
By Sean Bess
IntroductionWelcome to Hill AFB! This base is located in Utah, just south of the city of Ogden, and serves more than 22,000 military and civilian employees. Hill AFB is located in Davis County and is 25 miles north of the state’s capital, Salt Lake City. The state of Utah offers its residents 43 state parks and 5 national parks, so it is safe to assume that you will never run out of things to do near Hill AFB and the great outdoors. Below each of the activities in the area have been organized into categories. You can click any of the categories to jump to the section if you already know what you want to do around Hill AFB. (1-4) Golfing (5-8) Gyms (9-11) Movie Theaters (12-14) Bowling Alleys (15-18) Outdoor Recreation (19-22) Arcades and Gaming (23-24) Museums
Suggested Read:Hill Air Force Base: In-Depth Welcome Center
Things to Do Near Hill AFB
Hill AFB Golf Course
1. Hubbard Golf Course7005 Golf Course Dr. Hill AFB, UT 84056
Phone:1 (801) 777-3272 Hubbard Golf Course first opened in 1961. The course is 18 holes and 7,137 yards. Hubbard Golf Course offers golfers a pro shop, as well as a cafe that serves breakfast and lunch.
2. Sun Hills Golf Course3185 N Hills Dr. E. Layton, UT 84041
Phone:1 (801) 771-4814 Sun Hills Golf Course is a 18 hole golf course with a putting green, two chipping greens, and a driving range.
3. Valley View Golf Course2501 E Gentile St. Layton, UT 84040
Phone:1 (801) 546-1630 Valley View Golf Course was originally built in 1975 and is open 7 days a week from dusk until dawn.
4. Schneiter’s Riverside Golf5460 S Weber Dr. Ogden, UT 84405
Phone:1 (801) 399-4636 Schneiter's Riverside Golf is 18 holes and offers golfers a riving range, a snack bar, banquet facilities, PGA golf instruction, and more.
Hill AFB Gym
5. Hill AFB Warrior Fitness Center7250 Balmer Ave. Hill AFB, UT 84056
Phone:1 (801) 777-2762 Hill AFB Warrior Fitness Center is a great option when you are trying to get a workout in but you don’t want to leave the base. The fitness center has a weight room, cardio equipment, saunas, racquetball courts, two basketball courts, two softball fields, a youth baseball field, a climbing wall, and an indoor track.
6. Planet Fitness3945 S Washington Blvd. Ogden, UT 84403
Phone:1 (801) 528-3597 Planet Fitness strives to create an environment where anyone is welcome, regardless of one’s fitness level. Like most gyms, Planet Fitness offers an array of cardio machines, free weights, and various weight machines. Additionally, Planet Fitness allows “Black Card” members to bring a guest anytime, use of tanning machines, use of massage chairs, 50% off drink purchases, and 20% off purchases at reebok.com.
7. Anytime Fitness1330 UT-193 Ste. C2 Layton, UT 84040
Phone:1 (801) 771-5100 Anytime Fitness offers members access to the gym 24 hours a day. The gym boasts a wide variety of strength training machines, including cable machines, multi-stations, leg presses, bench presses, and squat racks. Additionally, you can expect to find plenty of treadmills, ellipticals, free weights, racks, kettlebells, cable crossovers, rowing machines, and a whole lot more.
8. Orangetheory Fitness5755 Harrison Blvd. STE. B Ogden, UT 84403
Phone:1 (385) 260-6776 Orangetheory Fitness offers gym members a one hour, full body workout that focuses endurance, strength and power.
Hill AFB Movie Theater
9. AMC Layton Hills 9728 W 1425 N. Layton, UT 84041
Phone:1 (801) 774-8222 AMC Layton Hills 9 offers moviegoers comfortable recliners, reserved seating, RealD 3D theaters, and more.
10. Cinemark Layton and XDHills Mall, 720 Ring Rd. Layton, UT 84041
Phone:1 (801) 546-4764 Cinemark Layton and XD boasts XD screens, luxury lounge chairs, and a stocked concession stand.
11. Kaysville Theatre21 N Main St. Kaysville, UT 84037
Phone:1 (801) 546-3400 Kaysville Theatre prides itself in offering patrons great customer service, the cleanest theatre, good movies, the world’s best popcorn, and the lowest movie prices.
Hill AFB Bowling
12. Hill Bowling Center5746 D Ave. BLDG. 525 Hill AFB, UT 84056
Phone:1 (801) 777-6565 Hill Bowling Center is a 28 lane bowling center located on base and is open Tuesday-Saturday.
13. Davis Lanes1396 Main St. Layton, UT 84041
Phone:1 (801) 544-1218 Davis Lanes offers bowlers tournaments, bowling leagues, and a cafe that serves hamburgers, fries, salads, nachos, drinks, and more.
14. Sparetime Lanes5160 S. 1900 W. Roy, UT 84067
Phone:1 (801) 825-1621 In addition to providing patrons with a great bowling experience, Sparetime Lanes also has a lounge which is available for those looking to grab a drink and play darts.
Hill AFB Outdoor Rec
15. Hill AFB Fam CampBalmer Ave. Hill AFB, UT 84056
Phone:1 (801) 775-3250 Hill AFB Fam Camp is located a short distance from the south gate, commissary, and BX. Those who stay here can access the on-base fitness center, running track, splash pad, dog park, and more.
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16. Grey Hawk Park3500 Redtail Way Layton, UT 84040
Phone:1 (801) 336-3900 Grey Hawk Park is 10.2 acres, with 67 parking spaces, one restroom, one basketball court, an exercise station, two pickleball courts, a picnic pavilion, three playgrounds, a tennis court, and a walking trail.
17. South Ogden Nature Park1175 E. 5875 S. St. South Ogden, UT 84405
Phone:1 (801) 479-4613 South Ogden Nature Park features football and soccer fields, a pickleball court, a tennis court, basketball courts, play grounds, a dog park, and a splash pad.
18. Loy Blake Park3500 W. 550 N. West Point, UT 84015
Phone:1 (801) 776-0970 Loy Blake Park has three baseball fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, soccer fields, a football field, a volleyball court, a horseshoe pit, and a splash pad.
Arcades and Gaming
18. Galaxy Arcade2070 Layton Hills Mall Layton, UT 84041
Phone:N/A Galaxy Arcade is in the Layton Hills Mall and offers visitors a variety of arcade games, both new and old.
19. Classic Fun Center867 N Angel St. Layton, UT 84041
Phone:1 (801) 544-3451 Classic Fun Center offers roller skating, bouncing inflatables, laser tag, an arcade, and more.
20. Boondocks Food & Fun: Kaysville525 South Deseret Dr. Kaysville, UT 84037
Phone:1 (801) 660-6800 Boondocks Food & Fun: Kaysville boasts laser tag, bowling, rollerball, an arcade, an XD theater, miniature golf, bumper boats, go-karts, and batting cages.
21. The Rush Funplex1806 S 2000 W. Syracuse, UT 84075
Phone:1 (801) 779-2695 The Rush Funplex gives guests access to an arcade, mini golf, galactic bowling, a foam pit, go-karts, laser tag, a bounce area, rock climbing, 38 lanes of bowling, kiddie-karts, bumper cars, and roller skating.
Hill AFB Museums
22. Hill Aerospace Museum7961 Cottonwood St. Building 1955 Hill AFB, UT 84056
Phone:1 (801) 825-5817 Hill Aerospace Museum first opened in 1986 and currently has more than 70 aircraft on display. Additionally, the museum exhibits thousands of artifacts depicting the history of aviation in the United States Air Force.
23. Treehouse Museum347 22nd St. Ogden, UT 84401
Phone:1 (801) 394-9663 Treehouse Museum is a kid-friendly museum that exists to point children towards reading by encouraging them to "step into a story" through hands-on activities and exhibits.
ConclusionWe are sure that your new home at Hill AFB will present you with lots of fun activities to do while you are exploring the area with friends, family, or solo. With a wide variety of outdoor and indoor attractions, you will have no shortage of exciting things to do!
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