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Denver Botanic Gardens

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Address: 1007 York Street, Denver, CO 80206
Phone Number: +1 720-865-3501
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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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beautiful gardens all year round

We have been going to the Botanic Gardens since we moved to Colorado in 1998. We love taking our family and friends to the gardens when they visit us. And there is always... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Greeley, Colorado
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Greeley, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been going to the Botanic Gardens since we moved to Colorado in 1998. We love taking our family and friends to the gardens when they visit us. And there is always something new to see.

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Lake Forest, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I happened to be there when they had a free Festival of the Dead event. The trees were lighted and lots of macabre decorations. They limited access to the main area so couldn't do much exploring. Too bad I couldn't have stayed long and only stayed about an hour. I do like the hothouse area with the waterfalls and so... More 

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Casper
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice walk through to see all of the lights on the trees, took just a little over an hour. Path was clearly labeled and all of the lights and displays were easy to see. Most of the garden was in winter hibernation but you could still read read some of the plaques that had names of the trees or... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Denver's Botanical Gardens is a great location for an afternoon stroll. I enjoy nature and art and therefore spent about three hours here really taking in and appreciating all parts of the park. I really enjoyed the different ecosystems and geographical locations that were represented. It added organization and the ability to visit different trees and species around the world.

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Lafayette, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Am so glad that we decided to visit the Denver Botanic Gardens! It was a glorious weather day. The color burst of flowers was rampant, even in October. Took some amazing pictures, with the waterfalls and the sun peeking through the trees. I loved the Monet Pool the best~ I took one picture, with just the "perfect shimmer of sunlight"... More 

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South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We enjoyed an afternoon visit, unexpectedly, but happy we decided to go. Free parking was a plus in an adjacent underground complex. We visited in the fall so many of the summer flowers were gone, but still a beautiful stroll.

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New Bern, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The gardens were beautiful, even in October. They are always redoing the plantings so you could visit often and always see something new. A lot packed into the space.

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Don't miss an opportunity to see this compact garden when you're in Denver. We were especially pleased by the natural plantings and the playful mix of glass sculptures by Chilluly.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Gardens in this season exhibit exceptional creativity with lights, both still and moving, and strong crowd control through a well designed walking path covering most of the garden grounds. The 3D light display on the summer performance ground came as a delight and surprise. As paying members, we received two free tickets to this special exhibit.

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North Kansas City, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The gardens are beautiful even in late fall when the outside gardens are mostly dormant. The domed gardens were lush and plentiful with well marked plants. I need to come back in spring or summer for the full effect. I loved the graveled paths and sculpture. A lovely peaceful afternoon!

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