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Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

183 Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4544
+1 970-476-0103
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Quick stop just to see

I've been by this busy park in summer, but got to experience it on a brisk spring day when the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Auntfeena
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Gorgeous mountain gem!

I'm a sucker for a nice botanical garden. Besides appreciating the beauty, they are usually a great... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Steve R
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183 Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4544
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I've been by this busy park in summer, but got to experience it on a brisk spring day when the people and flowers were sparse. I didn't realize how much there is to see. There is something for everyone, from playground to Zen gardens. A...More

Thank Auntfeena
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I'm a sucker for a nice botanical garden. Besides appreciating the beauty, they are usually a great place for pictures. Since I was traveling with just my wife, I thought this would be a nice, romantic place to visit. Well, it definitely would have been,...More

2  Thank Steve R
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I was here in September and it was lush and beautiful and I was here in March and still appreciated the sleeping terrain.

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 2 April 2017

For something different during your time in Vail, visit the Alpine Gardens and go snowshoeing. Staff is very friendly and also offers guided tours once a week or you can do a self guided tour.

Thank Nebraska_Traveler56
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The Alpine Gardens are a great way to spend a sunny afternoon. Not only are the gardens surrounded by stunning mountain views, but the gardens themselves are very well kept, educational, and an overall fun experience. And the visit to the Gardens is topped off...More

2  Thank David K
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Very pretty gardens and great playground in the area around it. Nicely done - worth a visit in the summertime

Thank Hina M
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

What a great place. So much information but very easy to take it in. A lot of interactive things for children. Didn't actually see the gardens as it was snowing but the model and pictures indicate that it would be well worth seeing.

Thank Jneene
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Betty Ford garden in Colorado was small, but organized by habitat. Had a few special room-sized glens with plants that enhanced each other by color or form. There were small rock-garden hills and concentric circles of colors and other forms (eg fun frond ferns) that...More

1  Thank TNewby
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

This lovely guided snowshoe walk exceeded my expectations! It's scheduled Wednesday mornings at 10 AM. A fabulous volunteer, a master gardener herself, informed two of us on the walk about the various trees we were seeing, the different pinecones, needles and more. It was an...More

1  Thank CSredRidingHood
Reviewed 1 January 2017

If you go by the bridge by the entrance to the parking garage you can access a great trail along the river. This will take you to the gardens and a really exceptional park for kids.

1  Thank cheforben
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Digna B
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Chandra H
Is it good to visit in summer? Will the plants be flowering during the end of May?
16 April 2017|
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Chandra H
Is it good to visit in summer? Will the plants be flowering during the end of May?
16 April 2017|
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Lovely in midsummer, not sure about May.
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