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Gardens on Spring Creek

2145 Centre Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80526
(970) 416-2486
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Ranked #9 of 28 Attractions in Fort Collins
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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Windsor, Colorado
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93 reviews 93 reviews
22 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

All ages will love the Garden of Lights this year. Carrots, purple cone flowers, butterflies, tomatoes on the vine, lights that change colors while you watch and so much more await your visit. All they ask is that you make a $2 donation voluntarily. Don't miss it. We walked through it twice on 12/18 and may go again. Our drive... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Though I am a local resident, I had not visited this attraction before December 2014, when a friend invited me to see the lights. I was pleasantly surprised at the care taken with this light display and the precision of details. It was beautiful & unlike ant light display I had seen before. The staff & volunteers were very helpful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

from plant sales, classes, to the garden of lights, the Spring Creek Gardens are a treat for plant lovers and the little ones. They also offer some unique camps and classes for kiddos.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Nice views of the foothills, even though close to downtown and campus. Informative place to research plants and trees. Spring Creek path is very close, but no dogs are allowed in the gardens.

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Missouri
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I truly loved this park. All decked out for autumn with scarecrows and fall decorations. We had no little ones along, but we thought the children's section was fun & educational. We visited on a beautiful Saturday afternoon, and were surprised there was no crowd. There is a pretty gazebo with a plant covered roof, gorgeous outdoor kitchen, fish pond,... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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99 reviews 99 reviews
36 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Advertised as a botanical garden, there are a few plantings and a nursery. Plants are for purchase, but it really wasn't worth the time.

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Seattle, Washington
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68 reviews 68 reviews
34 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Oh what a fun place to stop & stretch your legs. Like others are saying the children's area is not to be missed. Wish I had the grandkids with us.

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Lead, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The gardens were beautiful. The children's garden was amazing. I can't believe the effort they put into it. I would take my nieces there in a heartbeat. The vegetable gardens were also very interesting. The gardens were right across from the conference I attended and I went there everyday at noon to eat my lunch.

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162 reviews 162 reviews
48 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Lovely to walk around during any season but also with some very informative workshops for gardeners done by staff. I've also appreciated buying starter plants in the spring and day lilies during their special annual day lily sale. I am a better gardener because of Gardens on Spring Creek.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This has a children's garden to entertain the little ones. There are benches to sit and relax and enjoy the hard work these great people do.

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