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Chester M. Alter Arboretum
University of Denver,
2467 South Vine Street,
The Chester M Alter Arboretum is located on the campus of the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado. Today includes a “living fossil forest” that features the nearest living relatives of fossilized plants found in the Rocky Mountains. The Arboretum also features a large Water Garden that features many Colorado native waterlilys as well as exotic aquatic plants.
3198 N. Broadway St.,
Boulder, CO, 80302
Andrews Arboretum is a small arboretum and a unique Boulder resource, located on the east side of Broadway between Grandview and Marine Streets in Boulder, Colorado, USA. Today, the Andrews Arboretum provides a peaceful haven of green in the heart of the city.
Denver Botanic Gardens
1007 York Street,
Denver, CO 80206
The Denver Botanic Gardens is a 23 acre public botanical garden located in Denver, Colorado in the Cheesman Park neighborhood. Denver Botanic Gardens offers spectacular plant displays, unlimited opportunities for lifelong learning and research that help preserve Colorado’s precious natural resources.
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens
183 Gore Creek Dr, Ste 7
Vail, CO 81657-4510
The Betty Ford Alpine Gardens are the world’s highest botanical at an 8,200 feet above sea level in the Rocky Mountains. It is recognized as the foremost authority on high-altitude plants in natural and cultivated landscapes. Today, the gardens contain about 2,000 varieties of plants, including over 500 different varieties of wildflowers and alpine plants.
6115 South Santa Fe Drive
Littleton, CO 80120
The Hudson Gardens are non-profit 30 acres botanical gardens located
at Santa Fe Drive, Littleton. The Gardens contains plants, flowers and trees that thrive in the dry Colorado climate, and include land that varies from high, dry prairie to wetlands near the river.
Montrose Botanic Gardens
1800 Pavilion Drive
Montrose, Colorado 81402
The Montrose Botanic Gardens are new botanical gardens located at Montrose, Colorado. The Montrose Botanical Society is an organization established to provide, through the development of the Montrose Botanic Gardens, horticultural education and leadership for the Uncompahgre Valley Region.
Shambhala Botanic Gardens
4921 County Rd 68-C,
Red Feather Lakes, CO 80545
The Shambhala Botanic Gardens are young 600 acre botanical gardens, located on the campus of Shambhala Mountain Center, Red Feather Lakes, Colorado. The Botanic Gardens are a horticultural environment at about 8,000 feet above sea level. The gardens include four distinct areas, representations of several climatological zones, and many species of native Western American and Rocky Mountain plants and animals.
Western Colorado Botanical Gardens
655 Struthers Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501-7752
The Western Colorado Botanical Gardens are 12 acres botanical gardens located at Grand Junction, Colorado, USA. In 1998, native butterflies were introduced into the Butterfly House. The Gardens have been dramatically increasing the size of the facility since 2003.
Yampa River Botanic Park
75 Anglers Drive Steamboat
Springs, CO 80487
The Yampa River Botanic Park is a 6 acre botanical garden located on Pamela Lane, off US Highway 40, outside Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The Park sits at 6,800 feet above sea level. It has over 40 gardens most of them are sponsored by the public.
Bernice Mills says
The arboretum at Regis should be included with this list. Wonderful place to visit and be educated about green possibilities!