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Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

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183 Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4544
+1 970-476-0103
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Take a walk over to the BF Gardens!

Take a quick 10 minute walk over to the Amphitheater/Gardens from Vail Village. The gardens are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
KLWGirl
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Oklahoma City - Edmond, Oklahoma
Make a stop at Betty Ford Gardens

What a beautiful serene gardens! Definitely worth a walk thru the winding paths and various garden... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kim36237
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Lake Zurich, Illinois
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This beautiful alpine botanical garden, located at the foot of Vail Mountain, is open to the public.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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183 Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4544
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"water features"
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"beautiful flowers"
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"children's garden"
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"education center"
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"nice walk"
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"botanical gardens"
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"pretty flowers"
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"gift shop"
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"ford park"
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"great playground"
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"full bloom"
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"different areas"
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"high altitude"
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Reviewed yesterday

Take a quick 10 minute walk over to the Amphitheater/Gardens from Vail Village. The gardens are pretty and great backgrounds for pics. I would walk thru in the morning or evening when it has cooled off a bit. The amphitheater next to the gardens is...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a beautiful serene gardens! Definitely worth a walk thru the winding paths and various garden areas with most plants and flowers identified. Plenty of benches to sit and enjoy and listen to the waterfall. Can't beat the price FREE, though you'll probably feel a...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A great way to spend some quality time together and look at flowers and learn about some of them. My kids had a ball taking pics with my phone and I love a handful of them.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The gardens are very nice. There are many types of plants. My teenagers did get bored. If you plan on bringing your teenagers, do not plan on being there long, or leave them at the hotel if you are able.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The layout felt so natural with plenty of paths, waterfalls, benches to sit on, trees and plant species. Most things were labeled, but not everything. It really felt like you were taking an easy hike in the mountains. It was beautiful.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So much to see. Adults, teens, and young children will all enjoy themselves! The "Stickwork" art was incredible (see picture). The gardens were beautifully maintained. There are plenty of shady spots with benches, and rock garden to explore.

Thank Billbo B
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The gardens and this entire park just took my breath away. Please make it a point to visit especially if you love flowers. What a fantastic few days in summer Vail

Thank shan262
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been to several concerts here (summer and yes, winter). Great small venue for a concert. We have walked the gardens, taken yoga classes on the field and toured the facilities. If you are in Vail, it is worth your time to visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a long walk from our hotel and ended up at this beautiful garden. Although not a big place, this outdoor garden was filled with many flowers, bushes, and trees. Lots of bees, birds, and we even saw a couple of hummingbirds. Very peaceful...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends and I visited the gardens today. They are lovely and easy to see. There are paths through that lead you to the various types of gardens. There are benches throughout so that you can sit down and relax and enjoy them. They also had...More

1  Thank Kathleen P
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June 17, 2017|
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I agree with those who answered one hour. We did not visit with kids, but we spent about an hour in the park. I did not read every word of the interesting signs, but read enough to get the gist of them. The gift shop is... More
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Digna B
May 22, 2017|
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183 Gore Creek Drive, Vail
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April 15, 2017|
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Response from Steve R | Reviewed this property |
I visited in the 3rd week of June, and I think that everything was in bloom!
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