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Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

183 Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4544
+1 970-476-0103
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A Jewel in Vail

I fell in love with this park. It was rainy so we went to this park. What an.absolute surprise. The... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Susan D
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Colorado
Take a walk over to the BF Gardens!

Take a quick 10 minute walk over to the Amphitheater/Gardens from Vail Village. The gardens are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KLWGirl
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Oklahoma City - Edmond, Oklahoma
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This beautiful alpine botanical garden, located at the foot of Vail Mountain, is open to the public.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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183 Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4544
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+1 970-476-0103
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US$ 550 per adult
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US$ 120 per adult
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"nice walk"
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"pretty flowers"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I fell in love with this park. It was rainy so we went to this park. What an.absolute surprise. The flowers are exquisite and the museum entertaining. It is free. The playground for.children is cool,and there is a soccer field andtennis courts and snack bar....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a quick 10 minute walk over to the Amphitheater/Gardens from Vail Village. The gardens are pretty and great backgrounds for pics. I would walk thru in the morning or evening when it has cooled off a bit. The amphitheater next to the gardens is...More

Thank KLWGirl
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful serene gardens! Definitely worth a walk thru the winding paths and various garden areas with most plants and flowers identified. Plenty of benches to sit and enjoy and listen to the waterfall. Can't beat the price FREE, though you'll probably feel a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great way to spend some quality time together and look at flowers and learn about some of them. My kids had a ball taking pics with my phone and I love a handful of them.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The gardens are very nice. There are many types of plants. My teenagers did get bored. If you plan on bringing your teenagers, do not plan on being there long, or leave them at the hotel if you are able.

Thank mre1938
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The layout felt so natural with plenty of paths, waterfalls, benches to sit on, trees and plant species. Most things were labeled, but not everything. It really felt like you were taking an easy hike in the mountains. It was beautiful.

Thank mnmoore1
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much to see. Adults, teens, and young children will all enjoy themselves! The "Stickwork" art was incredible (see picture). The gardens were beautifully maintained. There are plenty of shady spots with benches, and rock garden to explore.

Thank Billbo B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The gardens and this entire park just took my breath away. Please make it a point to visit especially if you love flowers. What a fantastic few days in summer Vail

Thank shan262
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to several concerts here (summer and yes, winter). Great small venue for a concert. We have walked the gardens, taken yoga classes on the field and toured the facilities. If you are in Vail, it is worth your time to visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a long walk from our hotel and ended up at this beautiful garden. Although not a big place, this outdoor garden was filled with many flowers, bushes, and trees. Lots of bees, birds, and we even saw a couple of hummingbirds. Very peaceful...More

1  Thank jeff33436
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Elaine-SouthTX
21 July 2018|
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The surrounding area is yes. Unsure of the garden itself.
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zindagiyahi
17 June 2017|
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Response from lfmonroe2 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with those who answered one hour. We did not visit with kids, but we spent about an hour in the park. I did not read every word of the interesting signs, but read enough to get the gist of them. The gift shop is... More
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Digna B
23 May 2017|
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Response from Julie G | Reviewed this property |
183 Gore Creek Drive, Vail
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