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Western Colorado Botanical Gardens

641 Struthers Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501-7752
+1 970-245-3288
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Great Concerts during the summer

The fundraising events always bring in bands popular with the locals. Very low key and pleasant... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Grand Junction, Colorado
Special place along the river

This great little botanical gardens. It is along the Colorado River and is easily accessible. The... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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641 Struthers Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501-7752
+1 970-245-3288
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The fundraising events always bring in bands popular with the locals. Very low key and pleasant evening of great music all for a good cause.

Thank MTBTrails
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This great little botanical gardens. It is along the Colorado River and is easily accessible. The river trail runs along it. It is good shape and staff is very knowledgeable. Good stopping palce for a stretch and rest.

Thank Shamerider
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This place is a great place to take k e your friends n dsl and families. In the summer they have entertainment . Music is great. You can picnic with your families. They sell food at t h e events. It's a nice relaxing place...More

Thank sandra k
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This set of gardens has native plants, cultivated plants, water gardens, exotic plants, sculpture and a butterfly room. It is beautiful all spring, summer and fall. You can visit the indoor gardens in the winter. The gardens sponsor some festivals. But the reason I love...More

2  Thank Rita B
Reviewed 15 December 2016

I will defer comments about the Gardens themselves to others. The reason I liked it is that it provided parking for the trail that takes you under Highway 50 to the wonderful Truss railroad bridge. This bridge was built the year Grand Junction was founded,...More

1  Thank DaveHayTX
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Attractive gardens near to the river and not far from town. Has a butterfly house and a reasonable range of plants and habitats. Ponds where you can feed fish. There is an admission fee which detracts from it being somewhere you'd just pop in, but...More

1  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The gardens are very nice - enjoyed the butterflies~good break for adults and children. Would be a good day out for groups.

Thank UtahTraveler201401
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Of course, we love gardens and Grand Junction has one called the Western Colorado Botanical Gardens. We looked at it online and it didn't look like much but....we went anyway. Who doesn't love flowers? In all, they had (1) a butterfly garden, (2) inside "hot"...More

3  Thank Lastrick
Reviewed 24 February 2016

it's a good thing, which a few paid staff and many dedicated volunteers who share a love of gardening have come together to run this unique (for our area) establishment. quite often there are butterflies (year round) in the indoor semi-tropical garden (don't touch!) --...More

Thank tiburondelnorte
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Great place to go just for a little get away from traveling. We enjoyed just seeing all of the different plants and taking our time.

Thank BigAl106
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Phyllis W
21 May 2015|
Response from Deb N | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Have to call em. Probably changed since I was there.