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Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

183 Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4544
+1 970-476-0103
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Pretty Alpine Garden

Very pretty, lots of room for kids to run around. A lot of unique plants to see. Welcome Center... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Sarah P
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Denver, Colorado
Stunning!

Make some time to see these gardens! They are beautiful. The kids love the small trails and creeks... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
popsmcgops
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This beautiful alpine botanical garden, located at the foot of Vail Mountain, is open to the public.
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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183 Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4544
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+1 970-476-0103
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Reviewed June 16, 2017

Very pretty, lots of room for kids to run around. A lot of unique plants to see. Welcome Center staff are very helpful.

Thank Sarah P
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Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

Make some time to see these gardens! They are beautiful. The kids love the small trails and creeks & little statues. So many different types of flowers. There is a large grassy area to play in and an absolutely wonderful and very large playground for...More

Thank popsmcgops
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Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

Betty Ford Gardens is by far one of the most peaceful gardens I have ever visited. The views were amazing too. I really like walking in the gardens when I visit vail. The kids always enjoy it also.

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Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful garden, nice play area, the amp had great music all weekend. We took some great photos of our family. A friend did yoga there today and loved it.

Thank janeildropik
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Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful gardens that are very well maintained. A must for any outdoor garden lover. Very peaceful and serene. Very well hidden. Will visit again.

Thank watson413
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Reviewed June 7, 2017

Our trolley driver told us about these gardens and we are glad she did! The flowers are gorgeous and you are able to see flowers that you night otherwise have to hike miles to see. The staff is very friendly.

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Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

The Betty Ford Gardens are a MUST to stroll thru if you happen to be in Vail. There are plants endemic to Colorado and others introduced from similar elevations around the world. Every season provides color and you can relax on a bench and take...More

Thank memartin2014
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Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

We visited Vail for my fiance birthday. Upon arrival we decided to check out the gardens. Because it was between skiing and summer season it was quiet. The walk through the gardens were nice. They didn't have any of the water fountains, falls, or streams...More

Thank tripfour2
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Reviewed May 31, 2017

I had been to Vail in the past and had not stopped at the Ford Alpine Gardens. Wow, what a beautiful place to visit. The walk is on the eastern end of Vail village and the combination of flowers, trees, mountains, Eagle river and the...More

Thank Ralph R
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Reviewed May 28, 2017

While visiting Vail, this is just a short walk from Vail Village. And thankfully, the roads are well marked to see signs leading to the Park. If you do walk here from the Village, there is a lovely trail that goes beside the rushing Gore...More

Thank maxona
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Response from lfmonroe2 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with those who answered one hour. We did not visit with kids, but we spent about an hour in the park. I did not read every word of the interesting signs, but read enough to get the gist of them. The gift shop is... More
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Response from memartin2014 | Reviewed this property |
There will be plants to see the end of May, but more later in the summer. This year there were late snowstorms. However, the Betty Ford Gardens also has an enclosed building with lots of reference material and it well... More
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