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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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I would move to Denver just to be able to spend time here. We absolutely loved it. There are many different types of exhibits and we loved each of them. There is a surprising... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I would move to Denver just to be able to spend time here. We absolutely loved it. There are many different types of exhibits and we loved each of them. There is a surprising amount of variety and that kept it interesting. The science building was also cool. It was great learning a lot about the different terrain and having... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a nice inner city botanical garden. I am from St. Louis and it is not as big or good as the one there but overall it is a nice place. The exhibits that come are worth the visit.

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Arvada, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's my wife who makes me do it! I much prefer engineering - aircraft, trains, automobiles, beer but every so often my wife wins. The Denver Botanical garden is really excellent, even for me. Delightful ponds, paths, hidden gems all over the extensive grounds. If some genius in city planning hadn't allowed condos to be built close by, the gardens... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My friends and I decided to spend our last morning in Denver strolling through the gardens. It was a nice way to get outside and walk before heading to the airport. It took us about 90 minutes to walk the entire garden, but you could shorten or extend the time. For a Sunday morning, it wasn't very busy. Still had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent a sunny September afternoon strolling through the many beautiful gardens. The paths wind in and out of different areas and you are frequently surprised by new gardens. There are Japanese gardens, rose gardens, water gardens, tropical gardens and numerous others. The asters, dahlias, cosmos, looked so colorful. Lunch at the Hive was delicious. All materials you use are compostable.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went this last weekend and every flower, tree, and shrub showed its colors. I love the Botanic gardens. It is simply awesome and a must see

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Macomb, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed walking around the gardens. There are numerous different garden areas with plenty of benches in the shade. Parking was a little difficult, but I did go on a Saturday. The prices in the cafe are ridiculous, I think I paid $2.50 for a small (10 oz) fountain drink so I would bring my own drinks and snacks... More 

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Westminster, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent botanic garden with several different type of plant life areas. Japanese garden, water garden, desert garden and much more.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am blown away that we have this caliber of Botanic Garden in our own backyard. It rivals what we had in the DC area. I would have never known had I not chaperoned a class field trip, but immediately knew THIS is worth a membership, and worthy of supporting. Absolutely gorgeous, nearly endless, it transports you to a respite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So peaceful and beautiful and they are always working to make it even better. The people who work there are so nice and helpful and always add to the visit. They have a children's side during most of the year that is set up for younger children to learn and explore with more hands on things to do. A great... More 

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