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Address: 1000 Pamela Lane, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
Phone Number: 970-879-4300
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Description: A six acre gem of ponds, berms, and over 40 gardens. It is one of the...
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.
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Not Open This Time of Year

Looks like a great place to visit. Will have to try to catch it when open. Yampa River Core Trail is prettiest around this area. Great view of the ski runs from this area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Colorado
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72 reviews 72 reviews
16 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Looks like a great place to visit. Will have to try to catch it when open. Yampa River Core Trail is prettiest around this area. Great view of the ski runs from this area.

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Grand Junction
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61 reviews 61 reviews
27 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We come to Steamboat Springs frequently and come here almost every time. It's a great place to walk and in the summer and fall, it has color everywhere. It has a variety of perennial gardens, each maintained by a different group. You can access the botanic garden by walking the Core Trail to the east from downtown. Something to be... More 

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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

If you are in Steamboat during the warm months, this park is a must see. It is next to the river and along the river trail, great for a modest hike o bike ride.

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Kansas City area
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

When we visited last August they had a reggae band giving a free concert in the gardens - nice place to sit outside and listen to a good band

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This is a beautiful park with many different plants. Great place for picnics with lunch time concerts and outdoor theatre.

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steamboat springs co
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

No entrance fee for this serene, beautiful, intimate, and conveniently located park off the core trail that follows along the Yampa River. This Botanic Park has water fountains, public restrooms, running water features, a pond with lotus lilies, sculptures, morning Yoga on the green offered a few times a week during the summer for a donation and so much more....too... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Kept beautiful by many volunteers. Fauna at such hights is fascinating and dramatic. The winding pathway draws you to every unique display. Perfect for all ages and capabilities. A short walking distance to stream and town and adjacent to the bike path. You might not drive to Steamboat just to see this but while there it should not be missed!

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

A bike ride led us to the Botanical garden. Blooms and butterflies were abundant, with secret winding paths to explore. Perfect for a quick stroll, or one when more time is available. Enjoyed the signs which taught the names of the plants. Lovely place to sit and chat if time allows.

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Lafayette, Colorado
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Park your bike at the Botanical gardens bike rack right on the steamboat springs 4 mile bike path along the river. well designed layout of gardens with views, ponds and unique plants. Free, bathrooms, picnic tables. One of our favorite spots in Steamboat in summer, spring and fall.

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Maplewood, Minnesota
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35 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

If you are in Steamboat Springs this is worth an hour or two of your time. There is a diverse display of plants and shrubs which will excite any gardener. You can also exit to the river and take an extended stroll beyond the park. See more pics here; waynelr.smugmug.com/Travel/Colorado/Steamboat-2014/

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