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Yampa River Botanic Park

1000 Pamela Lane, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
+1 970-879-4300
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A gem in a small mountain town

Whether you are a visitor or a local, this is a a place to visit in spring, summer, or fall... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Carole M
This is a nice park

This is a nice park just on the Yampa River Core Trail. In September many of the flowers have gone... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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A six acre gem of ponds, berms, and over 40 gardens. It is one of the jewels of Northwest Colorado and one of the few botanic parks in the state. Free to the public, where visitors can learn about local wildflowers and fauna. Open Spring, Summer and Fall from dawn to dusk. Closed in winter. Amphitheater, available for rent, Core Trail access, drinking fountain and nature/hiking trail. Can be rented for a special event. No pets.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“core trail” (39 reviews)
“bike path” (19 reviews)
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Hours Today: 06:30 - 20:00
1000 Pamela Lane, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
+1 970-879-4300
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Whether you are a visitor or a local, this is a a place to visit in spring, summer, or fall. Donated by a generous local family, this is a beautiful, quiet garden in the midst of a busy town, but it also hosts performances, out...More

Thank Carole M
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a nice park just on the Yampa River Core Trail. In September many of the flowers have gone by, but there were still fall blooming flowers, and other plants. There are lots of paths, and frequent benches to sit on. It is free,...More

Thank VTsoxfan04
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for a relaxing walk. Well kept and manicured. So many themes and plant types to get your own garden imagination going.

Thank gp3po
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have yoga 3 times a week on the lawn in the middle of the gardens. Talk about peaceful! The Botanical Garden is a very special place for Steamboat.

Thank Becky C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful surroundings and back toi nature scene. Nice toi just sit and contemplate the day. You are in the mountains, but the late fall flowers are spectacular

Thank M Richard M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An extraordinary botanic garden for such a small town. During the summer on Thursdays...bring a lunch and enjoy Music on the Green there. Fabulous artists perform. Take a stroll through all the gardens...the brillant colors change almost on a daily basis. And don't miss Jeff's...More

Thank Sheri S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The botanic park was beautiful and peaceful on an early Sunday morning; recommend getting there before crowds.

Thank D P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens were beautiful and well maintained. It is amazing that there is no admission charge. The garden borders on the bike/walking trail along the Yampa River and can be accessed from the trail.

Thank J P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice to stroll and view the flowers. It's nicely kept with a wide array of flowers. Very pretty inside.

Thank Mavis J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since I'm a master gardener, I always like visiting botanic gardens. This is a small community supported botanic garden that is really lovely. Each garden is well maintained and marked. Two ponds in the center provide some picnic areas. It only takes about half an...More

Thank northwoodsgal61
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25 June 2017|
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Response from SOGChicago | Reviewed this property |
The video says Tues/Thurs/Sats 9am as always..... will have my daughter check it out (she lives there). Thanks, everyone!
Linda W
14 July 2016|
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Response from Craig3210 | Reviewed this property |
We spent about 2h with a 4 & 7 year old. Lots of interesting things to see and investigate. Adults only would plan for an hour.
Joseph D
10 July 2016|
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Response from nelsonskis | Reviewed this property |
I believe on a leash