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Denver Botanic Gardens

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Address: 1007 York Street, Denver, CO 80206-3014
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+1 720-865-3501
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Spanning more than 24 acres, Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street presents...

Spanning more than 24 acres, Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street presents a wide range of gardens and collections that illustrate an ever-widening diversity of plants from all corners of the world. Distinctive gardens define and celebrate our Western identity and a unique high altitude climate and geography.

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So beautiful lights

We went to see the famous light decoration during Christmas. It was so beautiful. The ticket was $15 per person but was absolutely worth. All the plants and trees were decorated... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to see the famous light decoration during Christmas. It was so beautiful. The ticket was $15 per person but was absolutely worth. All the plants and trees were decorated with different coloured lights. The hole garden looked paradise.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Actually tucked into a more residential neighborhood, walking through the gardens really transports you to another world. The current orchid show is stunning, but everything from summer art exhibits in the gardens, to their concert series, to classes in botanical illustration is wonderful. Different seasons definitely bring different experiences, and in winter you don't really need more than an hour.... More 

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Las Vegas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent Christmas in Denver! Went to the Botanical Gardens on Christmas night. So amazingly beautiful!! The walk was easy, fun and just long enough! I highly recommend visiting at Christmas time. I will do it again the next time I'm in Denver for Christmas. Good job to all that helped decorate and help make the gardens so beautiful for all... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I recently attended the Denver Botanic Garden's Blossom of Light, an annual production held throughout December. The entire complex is lit up in a brilliant display of lights with plenty of places to stop to get warm and sip a hot cup of cocoa. I highly recommend attending this wonderful, family friendly, event.

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Santa Maria, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having visited the gardens in November I can honestly say I may have enjoyed the grounds a little more had we visited in the spring/summer. While there are a few "inside" arrangements and greenhouse buildings to walk through, the majority of gardens are outside, naturally. So during our visit most of the plants were going dormant...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a couple extra hours in Denver and visited the Gardens. The indoor exhibit was beautiful, warm and moist. Lot of blooming plants and an orchid exhibit. Need to go at night to view the lights.

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Middleburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent about half a day here walking around with my husband and father. It was a gorgeous October day, and we loved it! There was so much to see, and every section was beautiful - even during the fall. Prices are great, it is easy to get around and follow signs, and there is an amazing variety of plants,... More 

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Greenwood Village, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoy the gardens in Fall and Winter as much as I do in Spring and Summer. It's always a great place to chill out. The gardens are pristine and the volunteers do a fantastic job keeping this venue at its best. The water gardens are phenomenal. The Blossom of Lights was great this year. I highly recommend locals get... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for something magical to do during the holiday season in Denver, you absolutely must visit the Trail of Lights at Chatfield State Park. Part of the Denver Botanical Gardens, this exhibit is a winter wonderland with thousands and thousands of lights illuminating the trees and everything in view along the path as you wind through. They... More 

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not miss the botanical gardens! What a rich, wonderful experience. In December they light up the trees and spaces--so beautiful. All year there are beautiful plants. I bought a membership. It never ceases to thrill with its beauty.

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