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Western Colorado Botanical Gardens

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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 1 February 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 13 October 2017
David C
Blue Ridge, Georgia
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641 Struthers Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501-7752
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 January 2012

This is a very small facility but it is a great place to relax. We often stop in on a weekend when we're getting overwhelmed with running around doing errands. We stop in to recharge and it happens immediately. Often you will have the place...More

4  Thank mtntrash
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Overall it was disappointing as many of the plants they had I can go see for free out on the prairie. It was small and not what they make it sound. Do not plan your day around visiting here as you can be done here...More

4  Thank spookemook
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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.

Thank fatman911
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

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Reviewed 1 February 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

Thank Dmarkwind
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.

Thank 970Kimberly
Reviewed 13 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

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.

Thank MTBTrails
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.

Thank Shamerider
Reviewed 30 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

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

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

1  Thank DaveHayTX
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Phyllis W
21 May 2015|
Response from Deb N | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Have to call em. Probably changed since I was there.