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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 today via mobile

My wife and I went to "Blossoms of light", where the people of the Botanic put tiny little lamps in each and every tree and bush. That is, by itself, enough to be enchanted. But there's an extra surprise. For US$2,00 you can buy glasses...More

Thank ronald p
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was beautiful with something new to look at in every turn! Great night out with warm tasty cider and hot chocolate. I so badly want to give it 5 stars but there was no music playing!! The moving lights would have been especially more...More

Thank ckesner1230
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been wanting to see the gardens for several month, my husband and I had a wonderful day. We we impressed with the various plants and gardens types. We really enjoy visiting with another couple in the Japanese garden.

Thank 1divinegrace
Reviewed yesterday

Wow, I loved it here. So many unique sections of the park (Japanese Garden, Cacti/Succlents, Rose Garden) I spent about 3 hours here wandering at my leisure. Bring a water bottle and snacks with you!

Thank 613melissai
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were invited to enjoy the special holiday lights with family. You walk the pathways at your own pace and marvel at the incredible mega displays of colored lights. Well organized, with friendly employees everywhere to answer questions. Stands with hot cocoa and cider and...More

Thank TheCaptBob
Reviewed 3 days ago

Although I was here only once, I can see that the gardens are well prepared to serve the community and visitors at all times of the year. The rainforest environment was outstanding, as were the numerous ponds and aquatic landscapes. Great art exhibits and music...More

Thank CarlosLdelaRosa
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a great place to visit with family, friends or a date any time of the year! We went for the holiday lights and it was so beautiful. They also have a great shop!

Thank travelbugs2828
Reviewed 3 days ago

During Christmas, this place lights up! If you want to go back to your "Childhood Christmas" memories, then this is the place to escape to. The self guided walking trail takes you through the Botanic Gardens which are "ablaze" with every color imaginable and will...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

In theory it's supposed to be a nice "wonderland" where you should be able to freely roam around, enjoy the atmosphere, and spend some private time with your date (if you have one). In reality it's overly crowded. You're always in someone's way or someone...More

Thank koodle0101
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are and have been for several years members of the Denver botanical gardens. We enjoy just coming for part of the day and having lunch and then continuing our journey and walking around. In the summer it’s great to just bring the paper or...More

Thank tugboatbow
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4 December 2017|
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Response from William O | Reviewed this property |
They are open, but many outdoor displays dormant , there are some indoor areas, but limited. If it is a nice day, would be a nice walk around a park like atmosphere and probably quiet. Otherwise agree better to see Denver... More
24 November 2017|
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Response from Manuel d | Reviewed this property |
yes they are on
14 November 2017|
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Response from Robert H | Reviewed this property |
The key attraction at the York Botonical Garden during December is the "Blossoms of Light." If you have not seen it, It's a "Must See" event. It runs from after Thanksgiving till the first of the new year. You willnot be... More