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Western Colorado Botanical Gardens

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
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Nice small gardens with nice art and themed areas

This garden was not huge or overly impressive, but it includes some nice plantings and some... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2018
Kansas City, Missouri
Very pretty and close to family parks

I would plan to spend maybe a couple hours here. It's not huge but if you take your time it's... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
David C
Blue Ridge, Georgia
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641 Struthers Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501-7752
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

The highlight of the garden was the turtles. Other than that it wasn't impressive. There was only 2 butterflies in the butterfly room. (We saw more butterflies at our hotel ). The plants and flowers were beautiful though.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

It’s peaceful and was nice to visit, but pretty small compared to the larger cities. Not sure why so few butterflies in the butterfly room. I only saw 3. Outside there’s much more to see. The koi, turtles, and frogs at the pond were my...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

This garden was not huge or overly impressive, but it includes some nice plantings and some interesting theme areas. We enjoyed visiting and wandering around this place for an hour or so. The children’s garden area with a castle, along with dragon and ogre sculptures...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

An excellent spot to visit (and stay warm on a cold winter day) any time of year! We appreciate the discount days they offer as well.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 970Kimberly
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I would plan to spend maybe a couple hours here. It's not huge but if you take your time it's enjoyable. There are local plants and plants from around the world. It's 3.00-5.00 per person to get in. There are resident animals like box turtles,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank David C
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The fundraising events always bring in bands popular with the locals. Very low key and pleasant evening of great music all for a good cause.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

This great little botanical gardens. It is along the Colorado River and is easily accessible. The river trail runs along it. It is good shape and staff is very knowledgeable. Good stopping palce for a stretch and rest.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

This place is a great place to take k e your friends n dsl and families. In the summer they have entertainment . Music is great. You can picnic with your families. They sell food at t h e events. It's a nice relaxing place...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank sandra k
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This set of gardens has native plants, cultivated plants, water gardens, exotic plants, sculpture and a butterfly room. It is beautiful all spring, summer and fall. You can visit the indoor gardens in the winter. The gardens sponsor some festivals. But the reason I love...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Rita B
Reviewed 15 December 2016

I will defer comments about the Gardens themselves to others. The reason I liked it is that it provided parking for the trail that takes you under Highway 50 to the wonderful Truss railroad bridge. This bridge was built the year Grand Junction was founded,...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Phyllis W
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Response from Deb N | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Have to call em. Probably changed since I was there.