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Cheyenne Botanic Gardens

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Address: 710 S. Lions Park Dr., Cheyenne, WY 82001
Phone Number: 307-637-6458
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Description: A 6,800-square-foot solar heated and solar powered conservatory also...
A 6,800-square-foot solar heated and solar powered conservatory also features several outside gardens, each designed in a unique style.
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Very pretty

Lovely spot to visit in the summer. The grounds are very well kept, and the little lake adds a nice touch. Nice way to spend an hour or so strolling around.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 9, 2014
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Lovely spot to visit in the summer. The grounds are very well kept, and the little lake adds a nice touch. Nice way to spend an hour or so strolling around.

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Rocky River, Ohio, United States
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98 reviews 98 reviews
42 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Nice small botanical gardens and greenhouse in Cheyenne near the Cheyenne Frontier Days Arena. No admission charge and easy parking. Be sure to walk up to see Old Sadie, the historic locomotive, and the one-of-a-kind "found objects" fence around it.

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Swansea, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Wonderful setting in a huge park with long walking/biking trails, a lake, playground equipment, pet friendly, and picnic facilities.

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Seattle, Washington
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68 reviews 68 reviews
34 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I'm quite glad we stopped for a visit. This is a city gem that local residents should be proud of. The green house has solar panels. Nice

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Owasso, Oklahoma
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134 reviews 134 reviews
90 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Our initial reason for visiting the gardens was to see the Steam Engine 1242, otherwise known as Ol' Sadie. Union Pacific donated it to the city where it eventually found a home at the Botanic Gardens. The engine is surrounded by a unique fence constructed by the last engineer to drive Ol' Sadie. There's an interesting story about how and... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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129 reviews 129 reviews
27 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

There is a greenhouse for tropicals. Outside, there are various themed gardens including xeric, rock, rose, community vegetable gardens and a clever boardwalk over a marsh area. I was told by a worker that Cheyenne is a USDA zone 4 - which really limits the variety of plants that can be grown outside. Another worker said that voters had recently... More 

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Went with a group so couldn't pick date. Bit too early for many flowers but still beautiful...Very well groomed. Peaceful, Would say a little later visit advised.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This is another free activity to do. Well worth it even though its small. There is a nice bridge with a waterfall, some sculptures around the property and a nice display of regional plants and flowers.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This is a great place to stop and smell the roses. The outer gardens, paths and pond are very well groomed. Very scenic and relaxing. Inside is nice too...small but with a multimillion dollar expansion underway, it will be a real draw.

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Utah
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44 reviews 44 reviews
8 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

It was a nice place to stroll around and relax. I guess there was a pretty devastating hail storm that came through a week or so before we were there, but I couldn't tell. I thought it was the heat that was damaging the botany. Nice none the less.

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