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Address: 641 Struthers Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81501
Phone Number: 970 245 3288
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One of the best catus gardens

They have a butterfly garden, and indoor plant house and other plant gardens outside. But the BEST by far is the cactus garden. It probably is the best I have every visited... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Jennifer T
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

They have a butterfly garden, and indoor plant house and other plant gardens outside. But the BEST by far is the cactus garden. It probably is the best I have every visited. Well cared for, great variety and just a joy to explore. Also there are nice walking trails right there ins the James Rob River Trail is right next... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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23 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Well as close as we get to the tropics. It's a wonderful oasis with non-indigenous life surrounded by what can live outside on it's own. One of the best attractions in town!

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Lack of upkeep on this "botanical gardens' . When it first opened it was nice to have even this little place, but it's gone downhill fast. A nice lilly pad pond. The butterfly pavillion is so-so

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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Took my mom here. It is pretty small. Doesn't cost a lot to go in. Some pretty plants but not as nice as the Denver Botanic gardens. If you want to just do something easy or take visitors it is a good place to go. Nice park surrounds it as well.

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Laramie, WY
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Overall it was disappointing as many of the plants they had I can go see for free out on the prairie. It was small and not what they make it sound. Do not plan your day around visiting here as you can be done here in less than an hour and see everything they have. For the price paid next... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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91 reviews 91 reviews
27 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We enjoyed the gardens very much even though it was hot July. Well laid out, interesting and even have a small indoor butterfly gardens.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We have tried twice to take groups of children to the Botanical Gardens. The first time one of the older male volunteers yelled at our group of three to five year olds for playing on the grass. To make it worst the person in charge fired the poor man right in front of us. We were told they would comp... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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43 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

If you are expecting an expansive meandering full day event, you may be disappointed. The native plants and butterfly house are nice activities. Situated on a biking hiking trail along the Colorado River you can easily wrap up an afternoon or day exploring. Close by is Edgewater Brewery and all the activities of Grand Junction an easy walk. Small parking... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The gardens are along the paved bike path along the Colrado River. While biking we stumbled upon this lovely place and enjoyed an hour of touring their orchid house, butterfly room, sculpture garden, children's play land, and historical /native plant area that even has an old shepherder's wagon. Great place to bring kids or adults . If you already belong... More 

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Austin, Texas
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212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

A girlfriend and I showed up on a Tuesday morning. I heard it was free on Tuesdays. This must be old information as we were charged $5 per person. I am happy to pay it to support this place. They have a butterfly area. Where they check that you have no hitchhikers before you leave. Overall a beautiful space. Worth... More 

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