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Yampa River Botanic Park

1000 Pamela Lane, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
+1 970-879-4300
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A Must Visit

Park is well laid out. Plants are very well identified. AND IT IS FREE!! Garden documents... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Charleston, South Carolina
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Must see destination when in the area

I stumbled onto the park and was very impressed with the layout and beauty and tranquility here. I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ed B
Eagle Mountain, Utah
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A six acre gem of ponds, berms, and over 40 gardens. It is one of the jewels of Northwest Colorado and one of the few botanic parks in the state. Free to the public, where visitors can learn about local wildflowers and fauna. Open Spring, Summer and Fall from dawn to dusk. Closed in winter. Amphitheater, available for rent, Core Trail access, drinking fountain and nature/hiking trail. Can be rented for a special event. No pets.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“core trail” (36 reviews)
“bike path” (19 reviews)
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Hours Today: 06:30 - 20:00
1000 Pamela Lane, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
+1 970-879-4300
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Park is well laid out. Plants are very well identified. AND IT IS FREE!! Garden documents extremely well flora found in this part of CO.

Thank cordgrass
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I stumbled onto the park and was very impressed with the layout and beauty and tranquility here. I went after dinner, and the mosquitos were out, but not horrible. I spent about half and hour there, and it wasn't enough. Next time in town I'll...More

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Second time we enjoyed the gardens, last fall most of the flowers were done so we made it back this spring. Very nice selection set up in different gardens. Got to talk with some of the volunteers that keep up the park who were very...More

Thank Firefighter1322
Reviewed 5 days ago

Gorgeous, extremely well done self guided tour with fabulous maps and diagram to help you enjoy this wonderful park. At the Trillium House you can see pictures of the property when it was first started, progressions , and today. This botanic park is very well...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're in Steamboat and want quiet place to stroll this is it! The plants and flora are beautiful. But the best thing about this place is FREE!

Thank Na Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is a gem in Steamboat Springs. It's really nice that it can be easily accessed from the Yampa River Core Trail. The different garden areas are well cared for and maintained. It's been a few years since my last visit and I was...More

Thank whamma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see if you love gardens and horticulture! It is quaint and peaceful and educational. They offer a variety of themed beds and each are exceptional and appealing. It is a most amazing example of community volunteers optimizing a most delightful space...More

1  Thank Karen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there on Memorial Day weekend and enjoyed early blooms and light crowds. Really impressed by all the work that the locals put into keeping the place so nice.

1  Thank David P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw the sign on the main road and stopped by after dinner. Lovely, peaceful retreat. Many things were in bloom, it's immaculate and very welcoming. Highly recommend a walk through this garden. The trees, bushes and ground cover are artistically displayed. Enjoyed the steps up...More

1  Thank Carmen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the day in shopping and walking around Steamboat. The botanical gardens were very nice. The different areas were laid out nicely.

Thank bog2002
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Linda W
About how long does it take to go through the park please?
14 July 2016|
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Response from Craig3210 | Reviewed this property |
We spent about 2h with a 4 & 7 year old. Lots of interesting things to see and investigate. Adults only would plan for an hour.
Joseph D
Are dogs allowed?
11 July 2016|
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Response from nelsonskis | Reviewed this property |
I believe on a leash
admission price
26 July 2015|
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