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Denver Botanic Gardens

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Address: 1007 York Street, Denver, CO 80206-3014
Phone Number: +1 720-865-3501
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Spanning more than 24 acres, Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street presents...

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.

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Must-visit Botanical Gardens

We always enjoy visiting botanic gardens in a new city. These are great. Tucked into a nice neighborhood, surrounded by houses on one side and expansive city park on the other... read more

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We always enjoy visiting botanic gardens in a new city. These are great. Tucked into a nice neighborhood, surrounded by houses on one side and expansive city park on the other. Does a good job of showcasing different plant biomes, including a large greenhouse. My favorite was the Japanese/bonsai area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there with my family, and my kid adored the spectacle of lights. Amazing!! Worth every penny. Can't wait to go there in the spring.

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Pueblo, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The blossoms of lights display was amazing. Everything from interactive light displays to led display with Santa and his elves. The lights are so beautiful. The one improvement that I would suggest is music would add so much more to the experience.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

So here is a little known fact for the Denver Botanic Gardens. A lot of people may know the story behind this but to those who don't here's a quick little story on the site of The Denver Botanic Gardens. When Denver was first becoming a city on the location where the gardens are was actually part of a graveyard... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Love going to the Botanical Gardens regardless of the season. But there is nothing quite like the Blossom of Lights every year for the holidays. It a yearly tradition for our family. They sell hot cocoa and cider to help keep you warm on those extra frigid Denver nights. Definitely a must see if visiting the mile high city.

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Lakewood, CO
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited the Blossom of Lights as part of my mom's 75th birthday celebration. The gardens were beautiful. It was a clear, cold night and our out-of-town guests really enjoyed themselves. One of our party needed a wheelchair, and that was easy to get and return. The Lights are worth seeing IF you don't mind large crowds and an enormous... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Gardens was pretty good. I think I may have missed a lot of flowers because I was there in November but what was left was very beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited the Botanical Gardens in November, It was unseasonably warm which was great but not many flowers out this time of year. This place must be gorgeous in the spring, will have to come back. We were told they do a great Holiday walk at night, wish we could have seen it. Great place to visit.

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Arvada, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have always enjoyed being a member and taking advantage of the year round activities and beauties of the Garden. The 2016 Blossoms of Light was breathtaking but it was very crowded and the pathways were too narrow and restrictive.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'm not usually one for looking at plants, but I've been to the Denver Botanic Gardens in every season, and its always interesting. Parking (across the street) can be a challenge when busy, but once you're in, its worth it. They regularly bring in art exhibitions, or light up the gardens for the holidays, or have concerts on the grass... More 

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