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Denver Botanic Gardens

1007 York Street, Denver, CO 80206-3014
+1 720-865-3500
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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.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1007 York Street, Denver, CO 80206-3014
+1 720-865-3500
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Reviewed yesterday

The Denver Botanic Gardens are well-maintained and beautiful. I especially love the Japanese gardens. So much to see!

Thank JessB24
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I went to the Botanic Gardens as a side trip. It was so nice. The gardens are well maintained and the flow through grounds is great. Very easy to get around and the gardens were amazing. A definite must visit while in...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Even in the heat of September, the gardens are ablaze in color. We visited in the evening and enjoyed the coolness of the setting..Presently sculptures by Alexander Calder are on display throughout the gardens. Admission costs more for out of state visitors. Free parking is...More

Thank sc00ter44
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to this place in Sept labor day long weekend. Garden is well preserved and well maintained. All flowers and plants are very beautiful and maintained. It was very peaceful and fresh atmosphere. Visit this place if you have time while visiting denver.

Thank Bhatt8249
Reviewed 3 days ago

I recently hosted my 3 year old granddaughter for a week and took her to the Children's Garden at the Denver Botanic Gardens. What fun! They had slate painting and the river was so fun for her to play in. She loved dumping water, climbing...More

Thank FrequentTraveler0070
Reviewed 3 days ago

Spent the afternoon walking this beautiful garden. Not too crowded when I was there which made it even better. Would highly recommend it!

Thank David H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great Christmas Light exhibit! Especially on a cold night with your honey walking around with a hot latte! Great photo opportunities as well.

Thank CUK K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I are from St. Louis, and we are used to no longer seeing many flowers. So with a slightly different climate in Colorado, it was refreshing to see such beautiful gardens. There is a reason this is a #1 - we loved...More

Thank Wingnut 2
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been a member of the Denver Botanic Gardens for ten years. Its a wonderful place to walk, sit and read and/or have a patio lunch. In addition to the beautiful flowers and landscaping, they rotate exhibits of well know outdoor sculpture artists. Would...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been to many beautiful botanical gardens but this may be our favorite. Not sure that it is as large as some but the layout is wonderful! So many different paths that meander through beautiful plantings and within most are places to sit away...More

Thank ROTNewYork
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Suzanne J
25 July 2017|
Response from Alex M | Reviewed this property |
I know they have two restaurants there, a cafe and a bistro, but I don't recall seeing any alcoholic beverages for sale. You can probably check the menus for each place online. I believe they are called the Hive Garden... More
April L
4 July 2017|
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Response from Travelerandfriend | Reviewed this property |
There's always something blooming and there are two indoor gardens that are amazing.
Melapril L
4 July 2017|
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Response from Joanna B | Reviewed this property |
We visited last year (2016) in late September and had incredible weather. We did not visit the gardens then, but still did plenty of outdoor activities wearing jeans, short sleeve tops, and a hoodie/jacket just in case... More