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The John Denver Sanctuary

near Rio Grande Park, Aspen, CO 81611
+1 970-920-5120
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Picturesque, Serene and Inspiring in any Season!

The John Denver Sanctuary will wrap you in awe of the nature that surrounds this gathering place... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Peaceful & serene

A must for John Denver fans visiting Aspen. It's quite peaceful to walk through the sanctuary with... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Annapolis, Maryland
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near Rio Grande Park, Aspen, CO 81611
+1 970-920-5120
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

The John Denver Sanctuary will wrap you in awe of the nature that surrounds this gathering place. Nestled between the Roaring Fork River and Rio Grande Park in Aspen, this gem is seldom on the tourist list, but a must. It is enjoyed by visitors...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

A must for John Denver fans visiting Aspen. It's quite peaceful to walk through the sanctuary with the river as background music, reading various inspiring John Denver lyrics cast in stone. You'll leave feeling uplifted.

Thank mscott_13
Reviewed 14 June 2017

John Denver Sanctuary is a beautiful, quiet and contemplative space right in Aspen. The sanctuary is a wonderful place to bring a picnic lunch, watch the river, do yoga, or just contemplate the beauty of Aspen.

Thank Zippyzg
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful area!! This is a good little stroll to do on your first day in the area. Bring a little picnic. Maybe a small cooler with waters and sandwiches. Very pretty. A must see for John Denver fans.

Thank sharlastar
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We loved walking through this calming and serene park, while reading the words to the songs of legend John Denver. What a great idea, so that the younger generation can get a sense of what this singer/song-writer was about. Would go back every time we...More

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We were in Aspen to visit Silver Queen Gondola. But it was closed on weekdays. So we hang out in this place. It's very beautiful. You can spend time in the heart of nature with family and friends.

1  Thank payel s
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I've been a fan for my entire life. This sanctuary is amazing. There are many quiet places to sit and reflect, and the flowers are beautiful. Do. Not. Miss. This.

1  Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This place screams EXPLORE. My 11 year old commented, if she could make the most interesting place in nature it would look exactly like this. I wanted to climb and run and read every little quote in stone as well. I am not admitting that...More

2  Thank Neika S
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Gorgeous nature and gorgeous poetry. The trails meander offering multiple views, sun-shade options and some quiet spots by the stream.

Thank tri-eyes
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Not a hike but an easy walk or bike. Picnic benches scattered throughout for your lunch. We stopped at the nearby market for sandwiches and had an impromptu picnic.

Thank thatscul
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Claire B
27 April 2017|
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Response from Sscharin | Reviewed this property |
Open all the time,,
Greta B
14 April 2017|
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Response from Kathryn R | Reviewed this property |
There is a multi story public car park next to the park.
Janet M
10 March 2017|
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Response from Frank B | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest contacting Willie Hoevers, who is also making plans for the 20th anniversary of John Denver's death. Willie is also on Facebook. My wife Diane tells me she knows you from Facebook. We live up in Wisconsin.