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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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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: Spanning more than 24 acres, Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street...
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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The garden was nice but almost too much to see at one time. Possibly offering one or two day tickets would be nice. We went in the morning to avoid the heat and crowds. Glad... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

The garden was nice but almost too much to see at one time. Possibly offering one or two day tickets would be nice. We went in the morning to avoid the heat and crowds. Glad parking was included too. Volunteers were helpful for those who are visiting for the first time

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

These are beautiful gardens...lots of floral specimens ....nice to walk...in the City, in the general proximity of CHerry Creek Shopping....just a real pleasurable experience.

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Hays, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is an absolutely beautiful place. Not only are the gardens lush and well-cared for, the art and sculptures around the gardens set it above so many other botanical gardens I've been to. Allow yourself the day to wonder around. You won't regret the time spent here! The staff are very helpful. When asking directions and asking about the vegetation,... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

My wife and daughter took me to the Botanical Gardens on Fathers Day- While not initially thrilled with looking at Flowers -It was awesome so many cool varieties of plants/flowers and the Japanese Garden was cool-we spent about 4 hours touring the grounds-buildings etc a Photographers Paradise well worth the 45.00 we spent for 3 and my daughter is going... More 

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Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It's fun to meander and explore the different types of gardens. Seeing plants that are native and those that aren't so native is interesting. There are some neat sculptures throughout and some cool souvenirs.

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Broomfield, Colorado
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My son and daughter-in-law have a Family Plus Membership, so I get to tag along with them when they take my 2 year old grandson. Lots of things to see, I still have more to see, and I've been there lots. The Discovery Zone for kids is especially great. We usually go there last, because it's hard getting the little... More 

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Westminster, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I've been a member of the Denver Botanic Gardens for many years, and it never gets old. The grounds are extensive and impeccably cared for. Some area of the gardens is being changed all the time so it's never the same trip twice. Staff are friendly. The Cafe serves good sandwiches, coffee, desserts, etc. The music and educational programming are... More 

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San Fernando, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We photographed bee-friendly plants, learned more about mulches and manures, explored the indoor multi-level rain-forest, discovered some interesting planter areas, and understood native-american planting squares.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 360 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Deborah Butterfield is a sculptor of horses; initially she made them from wood but as time moved on she found that wood was not terribly durable so she went on to having them cast but they still look like they are made from wood. There are lying horses and standing horses. There is a movie where she discusses her thoughts... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Visit the gardens early or later in the day so that you can spend a lot of your time outdoors. There is beauty around every turn. A wonderful mix of water features and plants. The indoor exhibit creates a tropical environment that even a picture taking novice would look skilled.

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Additional Information about Denver Botanic Gardens

Address: 1007 York Street, Denver, CO 80206
Phone Number: +1 720-865-3501
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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