General Information

Lytle Preserve

Students, teachers, researchers, and the general public are welcome to visit the Lytle Ranch Preserve.  The preserve is a popular destination for bird watchers wanting to add new species to their check list.  Every year birders from all over the world visit the preserve!

The preserve is cared for by a full-time, on site manager, who is usually available to greet and orient visitors. For details, please review the “Preserve Use and Fee schedule” document (see downloadable link below).  Use of the preserve facilities is scheduled online when making reservations.

2103 MLBM

Brigham Young University

Provo, UT 84602

(801) 422-5052



Considerations when visiting the Preserve:

  • Please be cautious of the dogs that live on the preserve.
  • Please do not bring your own dogs when you visit the preserve.
  • Scheduling of all preserve facilities should be handled at least 7 working days in advance. Click on the "Make Reservations" tab located at the top of the page to schedule your visit to the Lytle Ranch Preserve.
  • Download and print the "Lytle Liability Waiver," fill it out completely and submit it to the manager at the preserve.