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There’s A Little Slice Of Paradise Hiding Right Here In Denver… And You’ll Want To Visit

A Front Ranger recently asked me if the Botanic Gardens was “worth it,” to which I nearly guffawed but instead kindly replied, “Abso-freaking-lutely!” I’ve been to this little slice of paradise in Denver dozens of times, and no two visits are ever the same. There are thousands of plants, both from Colorado and around the globe, lovingly placed in about 50 meticulously designed gardens over 24 acres. This Mile High landmark has been a haven for Denverites since the 1950s and is a locale that can (and should) be visited over and over again!

Like what you see here? Then you should also pay a visit to their truly amazing and unique Chatfield Farms, which spans over 750 acres along Deer Creek in Jefferson County. Happy Gardening!

R. Phillips
Exploring the wilds of Denver, Colorado, and beyond.