Denver Botanic Gardens
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Min Dawg
N 39° 43.932 W 104° 57.594
13S E 503436 N 4398035
Quick Description: Rooted a mile high, Denver Botanic Gardens has been a favorite Denver destination for 55 years. Art and science unite in the Gardens' spectacular 23-acre site, offering an unforgettable artistic garden experience for the whole family, as well as a living laboratory for education and plant conservation programs.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 3/7/2006 10:04:38 AM
Waymark Code: WM8H0
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Vacman
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Long Description:
Visit the Gardens and explore an urban oasis of exquisite gardens filled with over 17,000 plant species from around the globe. Kids will enjoy the Children's Secret Path, a hidden wonderland of tunnels, pick-and-plant boxes, giant organic instruments and other natural surprises made just for them. The Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory serves as a coveted city landmark and is filled with a vast collection of exotic plants from around the world, including a Cloud Forest Tree that displays hundreds of rare orchids.

And, don't miss the magical atmosphere of the Gardens at our annual events including Birdhaus Bash, Summer Concert Series, Chatfield Music Festival, the Annual Plant Sale, Blossoms of Light, Chile Harvest Festival, Corn Maze and Pumpkin Festival. Denver Botanic Gardens' additional sites at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield, Centennial Gardens and Mount Goliath extend this experience across the Front Range.

Call the recorded information line at 720-865-3500 for more information.

September 16-April 30, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
May 1-September 15, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday-Tuesday and
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday.

Denver Botanic Gardens will be closed during the day on Christmas and New Year's Day but open for Blossoms of Light from 6-9 p.m. We are also closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Summer Admission Rates (May 1 through September 15)
$8.50 for adults
$5.50 for seniors 65+
$5.00 for students with ID and youth 4-15
Free for children under 4

Winter Admission Rates (September 16 through April 30)
$7.50 for adults
$4.50 for seniors 65+
$4.00 for students with ID and youth 4-15
Free for children under 4

(All text for the waymark was copied for the Denver Botanic Gardens website.)
Cost of entry: 8.00 (listed in local currency)

Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri: From: 9:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

Hours of Operation: Sat, Sun: From: 9:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

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