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Denver Botanic Gardens

1007 York Street, Denver, CO 80206-3014
+1 720-865-3500
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General Admission to Denver Botanic Gardens
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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.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chihuly exhibit” (271 reviews)
“japanese garden” (220 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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1007 York Street, Denver, CO 80206-3014
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+1 720-865-3500
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"chihuly exhibit"
in 271 reviews
"japanese garden"
in 220 reviews
"children's garden"
in 102 reviews
"blossoms of light"
in 94 reviews
"plants and flowers"
in 71 reviews
"water lilies"
in 59 reviews
"chihuly glass"
in 52 reviews
"full bloom"
in 49 reviews
"holiday lights"
in 73 reviews
"christmas lights"
in 86 reviews
"year round"
in 66 reviews
"gift shop"
in 153 reviews
"few hours"
in 127 reviews
"special events"
in 52 reviews
"parking garage"
in 49 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 66 reviews
"greenhouse"
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Reviewed yesterday

The garden is very beautiful and the parking is free! We enjoyed the Bonsai display and the lily pond.

Thank iIwhite14
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Between the herbs, the grape vines, the ornamental grasses and the Japanese garden, even the teenagers were entertained by the remarkable plants here

Thank mshandler
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We’ve been visiting the DBG since the early 1980s. They continue to improve the gardens each year. The original somewhat generic design of the 1980s has evolved to include gardens that interpret the world’s steppes or plains. The original Japanese Garden has been enhanced with...More

Thank JoRoOmaha
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a lovely garden, just the right size for a short visit. Very well laid out, lots of summer plants in bloom. It’s too bad they can’t control the Japanese beetles, but this is probably impossible.

Thank missmartha
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We arrived just before noon on a Tuesday and there were no lines or crowds, although there were lots of people there. We spent over 2 hours wandering around the gardens but we could easily have spent more time. It’s a great place to bring...More

Thank Kristine B
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A definite must see in Denver! Local friends had a pass, so not sure what the cost was, but it truly is an amazing place. It seemed like no money was spared in the creation of the multiple exhibits, from lush pools of Lilly pads...More

Thank Dimitrivaz
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Worth spending an hour or so here. Pleasant well maintained gardens. It’s not world class like Kew Gardens for example but interesting enough.

Thank MidAtlanticMan
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful gardens. Fun for all ages with great educational activities for kids. Many different types of gardens showcased.

Thank deboreil
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Reviewed 5 days ago

From the people who greet you at the gate to the beautiful grounds, the Botanic Gardens is an experience to enjoy. My favorite time is when the lilacs are in bloom. I just walk into the middle of their lilac stand, and breathe. So much...More

Thank BizTraveller48180
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Fantastic views of nature, great break from the buildings, traffic & streets of Denver. Spend the morning or the afternoon, or all day. Great food & drink. The Hive is the best restaurant, right next to the water lily pond. A good idea to get...More

Thank GaryJones777
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dahs16
August 5, 2018|
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Response from ladybrady007 | Reviewed this property |
Hello traveler. They manage to keep up the grounds all year long so there really is not a bad time to visit. also, they host these amazing events like huge plant sales and give aways that bring a ton of people. if you can... More
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stangirl83
July 25, 2018|
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Response from ladybrady007 | Reviewed this property |
yes the garage gets very busy so its best really to just Lyft there and back unless you arrive when they open and its a light crowd
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Chris C
June 22, 2018|
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Response from Thereseeee | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen dogs at the garden. You can check online, I’m sure!
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