Denver, Colorado

Denver Botanical Gardens

Denver Botanic Gardens is recognized as one of the top five botanical gardens in the United States. Art and science unite in the Gardens’ spectacular 23-acre site, filled with more than 32,000 plants from Australia, Africa and the Himalayas. Additional sites at Denver Botanic Gardens are at Chatfield, a 750-acre wildlife and native plant refuge in Littleton, and Mt. Goliath, a high altitude trail and alpine rock garden on the Mt. Evans Scenic Byway, extend this experience throughout the Front Range.There’s also a 3-acre children’s garden.Photo: The Boettcher Tropical Conservatory offers a good opportunity to take a closer look at some of the year-round interest provided by trunks and stems in the tropical exhibit. [ info ]

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