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Western Colorado Botanical Gardens

641 Struthers Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501-7752
+1 970-245-3288
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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
via mobile
Great Concerts during the summer

The fundraising events always bring in bands popular with the locals. Very low key and pleasant... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Grand Junction, Colorado
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641 Struthers Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501-7752
+1 970-245-3288
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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 10 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 15 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
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Attractive gardens near to the river and not far from town. Has a butterfly house and a reasonable range of plants and habitats. Ponds where you can feed fish. There is an admission fee which detracts from it being somewhere you'd just pop in, but...More

1  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The gardens are very nice - enjoyed the butterflies~good break for adults and children. Would be a good day out for groups.

Thank UtahTraveler201401
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Of course, we love gardens and Grand Junction has one called the Western Colorado Botanical Gardens. We looked at it online and it didn't look like much but....we went anyway. Who doesn't love flowers? In all, they had (1) a butterfly garden, (2) inside "hot"...More

3  Thank Lastrick
Reviewed 24 February 2016

it's a good thing, which a few paid staff and many dedicated volunteers who share a love of gardening have come together to run this unique (for our area) establishment. quite often there are butterflies (year round) in the indoor semi-tropical garden (don't touch!) --...More

Thank tiburondelnorte
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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.