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Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield

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Address: 8500 West Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton, CO 80128
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+1 720-865-4338
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Christmas Lights are Wonderful

We went there for the Christmas lights. They were beautiful and very enjoyable. Highly recommend it.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 17, 2017
Peter J
Littleton, Colorado
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Littleton, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

We went there for the Christmas lights. They were beautiful and very enjoyable. Highly recommend it.

Thank Peter J
Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

The Botanic Gardens at Chatfield are beautiful. The butterfly area is lovely, though very small. The corn maze in the fall is fun. They also have many fun festivals and events over the course of a year.

Thank COtravelfam04
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Great place to explore. The old farm house and buildings are great to explore. Lots of trails to walk and grassy and tree covered areas to explore.

Thank Cg P
Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

We have participated in this annual event over the years and enjoyed every time. It is pretty and fun to go for the walk. Prepare for cold weather and enjoy hot chocolate or coffee at the snack bar.

Thank MauricioBabilonia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

Our family (with three children) went to Trail of Lights on an evening shortly after Christmas. When we paid for our tickets, we asked for a map, but were instructed that there was no map and the trails were well-marked as a short, 15 minute walk and a one hour walk. We wandered through the area on trails, then found... More 

Thank FCmomofabunch
Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016

If you want to see spectacular Christmas lights go to the Botanic Gardens in Denver. This is one a little underwhelming after you have been to the other gardens. But it does have kid specific lights and the tall blue and green tree near the beginning is spectacular. It would be nice to see more like this.

Thank gjp1555
Centennial, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

We've visited the Trail of Lights annually for the past 3-4 years. It is one of the best light displays on the south/west part of town. Denver Botanic Garden's Blossoms of Lights and Zoo Lights are great...but they are not "nearby"...so this is a good place on this side of the Metro area. They keep adding to the displays making... More 

Thank OurDenverFamily
Parker, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

I have gone previously to Hudson Gardens which is also very well done, the lights are better at The Trail of Lights, Chatfield but they are missing one very vital component ~ Holiday Music!! Hudson Gardens has Holiday Music throughout and it creates such a fun ambiance and my 3 yr old Grandson loves music so I will take him... More 

Thank peggykorbell
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

This was really fun! The lights were absolutely beautiful and very unique. We enjoyed it so much we walked through twice. We will definitely return.

Thank brenritter
Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

Did not disappoint. Staff time and effort obvious, Special thank you to whoever did the large green/blue tree. Details fantastic. This tree is worth the trip by itself. Hot chocolate and fire pit great too.

Thank theresa m

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