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Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms | Hours, Admission, York Street

Denver Botanic Gardens


5 Things You Need To Know


Admission to Denver Botanic Gardens varies by location:

York Street:

  • Adults: $15

  • Seniors (65+), Military & Veterans (with ID): $11.50

  • Children (3-15) and Students (with ID): $11

  • Children 2 and Under: Free

Chatfield Farms:

  • Adults: $10

  • Seniors (65+), Military & Veterans (with ID): $7

  • Children (3-15) and Students (with ID): $7

  • Children 2 and Under: Free


Denver Botanic Gardens has different hours for its two locations:

York Street:

  • Winter Hours (Jan. 8 – March 31): 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Spring Hours (April 1 – May 13): 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

  • Summer Hours (May 14 – Sept. 4): 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

  • Autumn Hours (Sept. 5 – Sept. 24): 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

  • Winter Hours (Sept. 25 – Nov. 14): 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Holiday Hours (Nov. 15 – Jan. 6, 2024): 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Chatfield Farms:

  • Open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily.

York Street Gardens

Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street features various garden experiences:

  • Gardens of the West: 18 gardens highlighting Colorado's unique climate and native plants.

  • Internationally Inspired Gardens: Themed gardens from around the world, like Japan, China, and the tropics.

  • Ornamental Gardens: Colorful flowers, best in spring, adding beauty and fragrance.

  • Shady Gardens: Sheltered, bird, and insect-friendly areas.

  • Water Gardens: A collection of aquatic plants for a unique perspective.

Chatfield Farms Gardens

At Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms, you can explore a variety of gardens:

  • Agriculture Past & Present: Discover the heritage of agriculture with corn, herbs, and an orchard that showcases the farming traditions of the past and present.

  • Gardens for the West: Experience the beauty of the region with a prairie garden and a lavender garden, highlighting the unique flora of the Western United States.

  • Deer Creek Natural Area Kim Sterne Survival Garden: Explore a garden designed for sustainability and self-sufficiency, showcasing survival gardening techniques.

  • Riparian Demonstration Garden: Learn about riparian ecosystems and their importance in the environment through this educational garden.

York Street Dining

At Denver Botanic Gardens York Street, you can enjoy different dining options:

  • Offshoots Café: Enjoy a menu featuring breakfast items, sandwiches, salads, wraps, and a coffee bar for a quick and satisfying meal.

  • Hive Garden Bistro: Indulge in seasonal dining with offerings such as burgers, sandwiches, salads, and more, all in a beautiful garden setting.

  • Copper Door Coffee Roasters: For coffee enthusiasts, this full-service coffee bar provides a delightful selection of coffee beverages to complement your visit.

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