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“Great hideaway”

Cheyenne Botanic Gardens
Ranked #15 of 46 things to do in Cheyenne
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: You don't want to miss the new three story conservatory! It opened in August 2017. The Grand Conservatory features a tropical conservatory, a Navy submarine periscope, and several areas of respite. The Cheyenne Botanic Gardens is Wyoming’s only botanic garden. It exists in one of the most challenging gardening climates in the lower 48 states (high winds, regular hail, high altitude, little winter snow cover and unpredictable first and last frosts). Come explore our brand new Grand Conservatory as well as 27 specialty landscapes, where senior, youth and handicapped volunteers provide a majority of the physical labor. This is also home to Engine 1242, the oldest locomotive engine in Wyoming.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities
Wyoming
Level 5 Contributor
56 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Great hideaway”
Reviewed September 14, 2012

Love walking through the Botanic Gardens outside in the summer. It is so well maintained--truly beautiful. Very peaceful with its meandering walkways, wetlands areas and stroll by the lake. Great place for pictures and events as well.

Visited September 2012
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21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Relaxing and enjoyable”
Reviewed September 13, 2012 via mobile

Cheyenne's quiet spot. This part of Cheyenne's largest city park is well worth enjoying. Some picnic tables are scattered amoung the grounds. Restrooms nearby. The greenhouse has a wonderful variety of plants, herbs, trees and a fish ponds both indoor and out. The building is open year round. Outside there are walking trails among rose gardens and beauitfully laid out grounds. Across the small street is a fenced area called the Children's Village which is out of this world. Turn the kids loose to discover nature, experiment with wind & water, do craft activities and explore hands on science. There's sceduled activities throughout the summer months for the kid-o's too. And don't forget to locate the Hidden Garden! Side note: the staff are volunteers who are kind, helpful and always smiling. Bliss in old Cheyenne.

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Brigham City, Utah, United States
Level 6 Contributor
96 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“even at the end of summer .... LOVELY”
Reviewed September 5, 2012

The herb garden was WONDERFUL, the front is mostly "spring " type plants bit still very pretty, the back part is mostly the "fall" plants so it was VERY nice!!!! The Serenity Garden is out of the way & so very Peaceful... just as it should be!!!!

Visited September 2012
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Caseyville, Illinois
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125 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Impressed!”
Reviewed September 4, 2012

We enjoyed strolling around the gardens, but we were especially impressed with the Children's Garden. Our grandchildren would have loved it! Good job Cheyenne!

Visited August 2012
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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200 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
“Nice, quaint, peaceful”
Reviewed August 9, 2012

Done good. Cheyenne has done well in creating a nice peaceful garden with a western flare. well done.

Visited July 2012
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