Denver Botanic Gardens

Type: Gardens

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Parks: Denver Botanic Gardens includes two facilities. The main gardens are on York Street, 24 acres on the east side of Denver's Cheesman Park, just 10 minutes from downtown. Chatfield Farms is south of the...  Read More
Outdoor Activities: Just 10 minutes from downtown Denver, the Botanic Gardens is a 24-acre oasis in the middle of the city with consistently spectacular exhibits. During your visit, you'll learn about unique flowers and...  Read More
Romantic Things to Do: Instead of going the easy route of buying your sweetie flowers, why not take them to the Botanic Gardens? Just 10 minutes from downtown Denver, the Botanic Gardens is a 24-acre oasis in the middle...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • May - Sep: Daily 9am-8pm
  • Oct - Apr: Daily 9am-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult $12.50; Senior (65+) $9.50; Student $9; Military $9.50; Child (4-15) $9; Child (3 and under) Free

  • Parks: "Free days are scheduled throughout the year, thanks to funding from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District. Check the Botanic Gardens website to find which days are free."
  • Best for Parks Because: In addition to its acres of flowers and plants on display, Denver Botanic Gardens provides learning, concerts, guided hikes and a wealth of worthy events.

  • Outdoor Activities: "Make sure to check the online schedule for a list of unique programming."
  • Romantic Things to Do: "Don't miss the piece by American artist Dale Chihuly, known for his unique, bold sculptures, now on display in the permanent exhibit."
  • Best for Outdoor Activities Because: The Denver Botanic Gardens cultivates community with events like outdoor yoga happening both an sunrise and sunset.
  • Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: Find an escape from the city just 10 minutes away at Denver Botanic Gardens.

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