Denver Botanic Gardens

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Denver Botanic Gardens

denver60 Denver, Colorado Level Contributor 1,107 reviews 659 attraction reviews 1,214 helpful votes “Springtime visit” Reviewed 5 days ago NEW Spring is a wonderful time to visit the Denver Botanic Gardens – all the flowering trees are in bloom, the gardens are a tranquil oasis and they are filled with the wonderfully perfumed fragrance of the spring blooms. We like to visit in the spring and summer as the gardens are so different in each season. Helpful? 1 Thank denver60 Report denver60 has 2 more reviews of Denver Botanic Gardens “Visited the Chihuly exhibit – awesome!” Reviewed August 23, 2014 “A lovely way to spend an afternoon.” Reviewed June 25, 2012
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Denver Botanic Gardens

“Springtime visit” Reviewed 5 days ago NEW Spring is a wonderful time to visit the Denver Botanic Gardens – all the flowering trees are in bloom, the gardens are a tranquil oasis and they are filled with the wonderfully perfumed fragrance of the spring blooms. We like to visit in the spring and summer as the gardens are so different in each season. Helpful? 1 Thank denver60 Report denver60 has 2 more reviews of Denver Botanic Gardens “Visited the Chihuly exhibit – awesome!” Reviewed August 23, 2014 “A lovely way to spend an afternoon.” Reviewed June 25, 2012
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Denver Botanic Gardens

There are three diverse locations that are part of the Denver Botanic Gardens as a whole. The main location, and the formal garden, is the York Street location in east-central Denver. Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield (near Chatfield State Park) features natural meadow and riparian areas, as well as a historic farm and homestead. Mt. Goliath, on the route to Mount Evans, is an alpine wildflower garden (along hiking trails).
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The Denver Botanic Gardens is a public botanical garden located in the Cheesman Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The 23-acre (93,000 m2) park contains a conservatory, a variety of theme gardens and a sunken amphitheater, which hosts various concerts in the summer.
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Amber D Level Contributor 10 reviews 1 helpful vote “Beautiful day in the gardens” Reviewed yesterday NEW Denver Botanic Gardens were beautiful, very nice smelling, and all around. The map was a little hard to navigate with, the food was very good(I got a BLT) and the location was easy to find. Went on a busy Saturday and parking was hard to find but luckily didn't take too long. Helpful? Thank Amber D Report
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“Beautiful day in the gardens” Reviewed yesterday NEW Denver Botanic Gardens were beautiful, very nice smelling, and all around. The map was a little hard to navigate with, the food was very good(I got a BLT) and the location was easy to find. Went on a busy Saturday and parking was hard to find but luckily didn't take too long. Helpful? Thank Amber D Report
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I joined the Botanic Gardens when I moved here last year and I will be renewing my membership. The gardens have a lot of events throughout the year. The conservatory, greenhouse, and outdoors gardens are incredible.

The Denver Botanic Gardens, along with nearby Cheesman Park and Congress Park, sit atop what used to be Mount Prospect cemetery. Although the majority of bodies were removed in 1893, the interred continued to be removed as late as the 1950s. As recently as 2010, graves were uncovered during renovation of the park’s irrigation and sprinkler systems.

Denver Botanic Gardens were beautiful, very nice smelling, and all around. The map was a little hard to navigate with, the food was very good(I got a BLT) and the location was easy to find. Went on a busy Saturday and parking was hard to find but luckily didn't take too long.
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“Small but Interesting Gardens” Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile Nice variety of gardens and with good weather, a very pleasant way to spend an afternoon in Denver. Note that if there is an event (think weddings), some parts of the garden will not be accessible so plan accordingly if intention is to see everything. Can be seen in 1.5 to 2 hours but longer if you plan to linger. Helpful? Thank ARTJPL Report
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Winter Gift Market

Start your holiday shopping at the Gardens' Winter Gift Market, formerly known as the Holiday Sale.

Vendors sell one-­of-a-kind, handcrafted holiday items; bath and body products; pottery; jewelry; specialty foods; clothing; antiques and much more. The Gardens' Guild offers its popular herbal vinegars and seasonings.Gardens' admission is free during the Winter Gift Market on Friday and Saturday.

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Nice variety of gardens and with good weather, a very pleasant way to spend an afternoon in Denver. Note that if there is an event (think weddings), some parts of the garden will not be accessible so plan accordingly if intention is to see everything. Can be seen in 1.5 to 2 hours but longer if you plan to linger.
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Beckibecka Denver, Colorado Level Contributor 47 reviews 15 attraction reviews 13 helpful votes “Really Cool” Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile So, I really enjoy this garden and the koi pond, but the reason for my 4 star review is the children's area. It's really very cool, especially in the summer. There are some great activities for kids, especially preschool aged kids. Helpful? Thank Beckibecka Report
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The world’s first Xeriscape Demonstration Garden was created at the Gardens in 1986, and 2 years later its name was changed to Dryland Mesa. It was based on the “7 Principles” of Xeriscape, and includes drought-tolerant plants from the arid West and Mediterranean areas.
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MZhitnitsky Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Level Contributor 23 reviews 10 attraction reviews 10 helpful votes “Beautiful, relaxing place” Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile The gardens are very pretty (loved the Japanese garden) but it really is just that, a pretty place that is tranquil. If you need more action in your activities it shouldn't be your first stop. There was also a bit of construction happening while we were there. Helpful? Thank MZhitnitsky Report
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“Beautiful, relaxing place” Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile The gardens are very pretty (loved the Japanese garden) but it really is just that, a pretty place that is tranquil. If you need more action in your activities it shouldn't be your first stop. There was also a bit of construction happening while we were there. Helpful? Thank MZhitnitsky Report

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