Attraction Spotlight: Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield

Denver Botanic Garden

Located along the beautiful banks of the Deer Creek in southern Jefferson County, the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield provides a lovely location to enjoy nature at its finest. This area of Jefferson County is well known for its extraordinary bird watching and the many trails provided by the Denver Botanic Gardens will give visitors access to many great areas to view the wildlife in the area.


Along with the numerous wildflower gardens, there are some very interesting buildings on the premises. The Earl J. Sinnamon Visitor Center is an attractive and functional part of the gardens. It is the starting point for many of the adventures that await you.

The historic Hildebrand Ranch, a restored 1918 dairy barn and silo, and an 1874 Deer Creek Schoolhouse are some of the historic and intriguing buildings you will see as you wander around the property. With 2.5 miles of nature trails, you will need the whole day to see all there is to see. Kids will be happy to find the Deer Creek Discovery children’s play area and parents can relax amidst the beauty while the kids play off some of their energy.


The Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield is a convenient, local setting for weddings, corporate meetings and events, and other outdoor events. There are endless possibilities to create the function of your dreams including chuck wagon dinners, barn dances, hayrides, petting zoo, pony rides, cookouts and so much more.

Call today to see what can be done to make your event the talk of the town. The garden itself provides its own events like outdoor concerts, Corn Maze, Pumpkin Festival, Trails of Lights, and Butterfly exhibit. Make sure you check out their online calendar for upcoming events that you won’t want to miss.

Open from 9am to 5pm every day with a nominal fee of $12.50 for adults and $9.00 for children, the Denver Botanical Gardens will surely become one of your favorite places to visit. Becoming a member will get you in for free whenever you feel the need to explore the charming gardens and beautiful wildlife.

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