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“Outdoor gardens, Christmas lights” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Denver Botanic Gardens

Denver Botanic Gardens
1007 York Street, Denver, CO 80206
+1 720-865-3501
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Ranked #3 of 107 Attractions in Denver
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Stairs / elevator, Activities for young children
Fort Collins, Colorado
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“Outdoor gardens, Christmas lights”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012 via mobile

Have been here before and each time we go away glad that we came.
In the summer it is a quiet oasis in the city.
During the Christmas holidays the trees and vegetation are lavishly decorated with lights.
Well worth the visit.
Bundle up as it can be cold after dark.

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Denver
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“"Blossom of Lights" is terrific! Highly recommend!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

We did a group outing of family and friends to "Blossoms of Light" last night..what a terrific experience. I highly recommend this for everyone! The people who who work at the garden have to be some of the friendliest people in the world. Dress warm...bring gloves, hats and a camera! Also...if you bring kids...spend a $1.50 on the 3-D glasses they sell...the kids get a huge kick out of looking at the lights with them. They sell hot chocolate and cider and some snacks, as well, and there is a gift shop.

Visited December 2012
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New York City, New York
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“Deserving of high marks”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Wonderful way to spend a half day. There is a lot to see, and it's all interesting and beautiful. In the winter you are a bit limited, but there is still a reason to go. They have a small cafe which is good, and a great gift shop.

Visited May 2012
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Boulder, Colorado
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“Great place in all seasons!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

This is a wonderful place to go in all seasons. I just went last night to view the Christmas Lights which were outstanding. You must go at night in December for the lights. They were very beautiful. I was also there this summer for a special Japanese Bamboo exhibit that was incredible. It is a wonderful place to wander in nice weather and there are many quiet spots to sit and meditate or be silent if you like that kind of thing. They have put in extensive water features which are wonderful. I have also been there in the fall for special exhibits and it's lovely then too. I highly recommend it for those who love gardens and strolling garden pathways. The gift shop is also GREAT!

Visited December 2012
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Castle Rock, Colorado
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“Walk Around”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

The plantings are always perfect. Name tags on plants are very helpful so when one takes a picture of a plant one can get the name correct.

Visited August 2012
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