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Address: 641 Struthers Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81501
Phone Number: 970 245 3288
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Of course, we love gardens and Grand Junction has one called the Western Colorado Botanical Gardens. We looked at it online and it didn't look like much but....we went anyway. Who... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2016
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Flagstaff, Arizona
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Flagstaff, Arizona
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137 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Of course, we love gardens and Grand Junction has one called the Western Colorado Botanical Gardens. We looked at it online and it didn't look like much but....we went anyway. Who doesn't love flowers? In all, they had (1) a butterfly garden, (2) inside "hot" room, (3) outside rock garden, (4) Iris courtyard, (5) an entire outdoor section devoted to... More 

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whitewater colorado
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177 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

it's a good thing, which a few paid staff and many dedicated volunteers who share a love of gardening have come together to run this unique (for our area) establishment. quite often there are butterflies (year round) in the indoor semi-tropical garden (don't touch!) -- and an increasing array of outdoor gardens and other facilities as well. I think they... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Great place to go just for a little get away from traveling. We enjoyed just seeing all of the different plants and taking our time.

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Thank BigAl106
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

A delight garden to refresh and take a colorful walk along Western Colorado's offerings of color and variety of plants and vines. Many native plants and always some color to brighten the day. Close to County Fair grounds and activities throughout the year.

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Thank westrain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Real cool, the trail with tropical and food-related plants inside the well developed greenhouse, nice layout along path outside, pond-side and cool local artifacts in the evolving display. Nice butterfly pavilion and friendly special needs docents really shows the compassion of the folks running this must see attraction.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

My Experience was not perfect. It may not be the best place for a concert, if you are not looking for perfection in any sense. There is a nice walk and you can look at stuff at the Gardens........But a place to put on a concert it is ok....there was barely room for the 100 people. The sun was in... More 

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Conifer, Colorado
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158 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We attended a concert in the gardens and enjoyed the experience. There is a nice gift shop and the gardens make a nice concert venue. Easy parking and casual atmosphere.

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Thank msalty
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

The staff was most pleasurable. The two indoor spaces were kept up nicely and were a nice sight to see. The outdoor area needs lots of attention with half of the lights falling down, not many plants marked and weeds growth everywhere. I was a little disappointed after I had read the previous postings and actually had received a recommendation... More 

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Englewood, Colorado
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78 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is a nice, but small garden. They have a small butterfly pavilion. For such a small garden there is a good variety of plants and the little walkways and garden art are well laid out. A few more volunteers for maintenance might help. But worth a quick stop

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Powell, Wyoming, Usa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

For a small Botanical Gardens this one gives it a GO! I Love the Butterfly Garden Room and as another reviewer stated they have a very nice cactus exhibit outside. The location is vey accessible along the Colorado river. the first Friday of the month is "Buck Day" were entrance fee is only a dollar.

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