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Denver Botanic Gardens

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1007 York St., Denver, CO 80206 | (720) 865-3501, United States
Denver Botanic Gardens
Scott Dressel-Martin/Denver Botanic Gardens
Features
Popular with locals, Family-friendly

An oasis in the city with a rotating lineup of sculptures and art, the Denver Botanic Gardens is family-friendly nature fun located just outside of downtown. Highlights in the main garden area include a giant waterlily pond, a Japanese garden, and 18 arid gardens that showcase the plants of Colorado. Check out the Mordecai Children's Garden in the summer where kids can play in a stream, try on lady bug costumes, and build wooden forts. Even in the winter the Botanic Gardens is worth checking out; seasonal events like the holiday-themed Blossoms of Light transform the gravel paths into a sparkly winter wonderland.

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