Best gardens in Denver

Check out the top gardens in Denver, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
1. Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
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54 local reviews
1485 Delgany Street, Denver
Closed now
+1 303-298-7554
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Chris
Don't miss the roof garden.
Frenchy
A MUST SEE along with Red Rocks, Garden of the Gods. If you spend a year in Colorado, you will not see all the…
Tyler
Award winning Modern Art Museum. Classy, hip, refreshing, and unique.
1. Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
1. Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
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54 local reviews
1485 Delgany Street, Denver
Closed now
+1 303-298-7554
Chris
Chris
Don't miss the roof garden.
Frenchy
Frenchy
A MUST SEE along with Red Rocks, Garden of the Gods. If you spend a year in Colorado, you will not see all the sights this state has to offe…
Tyler
Tyler
Award winning Modern Art Museum. Classy, hip, refreshing, and unique.
2. Denver Botanic Gardens
2. Denver Botanic Gardens
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121 local reviews
1007 York Street, Denver
Opening soon
+1 720-865-3500
ParkMuseumPoint of interest
Nicole
Really cute and relaxing botanic park. Great place to visit anytime of the year. Spring: I recommend relaxing …
Angela
Really cute and relaxing botanic park. Great place to visit anytime of the year. Spring: I recommend relaxing …
Liz
Really cute and relaxing botanic park. Great place to visit anytime of the year. Spring: I recommend relaxing …
2. Denver Botanic Gardens
2. Denver Botanic Gardens
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121 local reviews
1007 York Street, Denver
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+1 720-865-3500
Nicole
Nicole
Really cute and relaxing botanic park. Great place to visit anytime of the year. Spring: I recommend relaxing among the blooming lilacs! Sum…
Angela
Angela
Really cute and relaxing botanic park. Great place to visit anytime of the year. Spring: I recommend relaxing among the blooming lilacs! Sum…
Liz
Liz
Really cute and relaxing botanic park. Great place to visit anytime of the year. Spring: I recommend relaxing among the blooming lilacs! Sum…
3. Highlands Cork & Coffee
3. Highlands Cork & Coffee
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11 local reviews
3701 West 32nd Avenue, Denver
Open now
+1 303-477-3382
CafeBarRestaurant
Ryan and Melanie
All-day cafe with quaint parlor rooms & a garden patio that also hosts art receptions & live music.
Gary
Honestly the nicest setting for coffee and wine (plus panini’s, salads and tapas, breakfasts) in Denver. Vinta…
Juan
It's a coffee shop, but I only drink sangria here on their patio in the summer. Live music sometimes here, gre…
3. Highlands Cork & Coffee
3. Highlands Cork & Coffee
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11 local reviews
3701 West 32nd Avenue, Denver
Open now
+1 303-477-3382
Ryan and Melanie
Ryan and Melanie
All-day cafe with quaint parlor rooms & a garden patio that also hosts art receptions & live music.
Gary
Gary
Honestly the nicest setting for coffee and wine (plus panini’s, salads and tapas, breakfasts) in Denver. Vintage house with with quaint parl…
Juan
Juan
It's a coffee shop, but I only drink sangria here on their patio in the summer. Live music sometimes here, great place to relax after work.
4. City Park
4. City Park
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132 local reviews
City Park, Denver
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Gregory
City Park, Denver's largest park, has several lakes, spectacular mountain views, a public golf course, flower …
Alana
Every Sunday during Summer months; Jazz in the park and food trucks abound. Black Arts Festival in August. Far…
Ryan & Maia
Denver's largest park, has several lakes, spectacular mountain views, a public golf course, flower gardens and…
4. City Park
4. City Park
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132 local reviews
City Park, Denver
Gregory
Gregory
City Park, Denver's largest park, has several lakes, spectacular mountain views, a public golf course, flower gardens and a hiking/jogging t…
Alana
Alana
Every Sunday during Summer months; Jazz in the park and food trucks abound. Black Arts Festival in August. Farmers market in the summer as w…
Ryan & Maia
Ryan & Maia
Denver's largest park, has several lakes, spectacular mountain views, a public golf course, flower gardens and a hiking/jogging trail that i…
5. Washington Park
5. Washington Park
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94 local reviews
701 S Franklin St, Denver
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dakota
Take a break from the busy downtown scene in lovely Washington Park - dubbed "Wash Park" by locals. The area h…
Michelle
This park has it all - volleyball, 2 lakes, paddle boats, tennis courts, flower gardens, yoga classes, basketb…
Britton and Nicole
Wash Park is a local favorite! Running, biking, walking, roller blading, enjoying the ponds, and strolling tho…
5. Washington Park
5. Washington Park
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94 local reviews
701 S Franklin St, Denver
dakota
dakota
Take a break from the busy downtown scene in lovely Washington Park - dubbed "Wash Park" by locals. The area has a Rockwellian feel, with it…
Michelle
Michelle
This park has it all - volleyball, 2 lakes, paddle boats, tennis courts, flower gardens, yoga classes, basketball courts, a rec center and S…
Britton and Nicole
Britton and Nicole
Wash Park is a local favorite! Running, biking, walking, roller blading, enjoying the ponds, and strolling though the brilliant gardens, vol…
6. Domo Japanese Country Food Restaurant
6. Domo Japanese Country Food Restaurant
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15 local reviews
1365 Osage Street, Denver
Closed now
+1 303-595-3666
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Mike
Great country-style Japanese, you'd be hard pressed to find a Japanese restaurant as unique. Beautiful Patio w…
Carrie
One of the top 5 Japanese restaurants in the country. Offers authentic Japanese food, and beautiful scenery of…
Daniel & Aaron bnbbetter
Go here. Sit in the garden. Have the teriyaki chicken, brown rice green tea, and change your life.
6. Domo Japanese Country Food Restaurant
6. Domo Japanese Country Food Restaurant
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15 local reviews
1365 Osage Street, Denver
Closed now
+1 303-595-3666
Mike
Mike
Great country-style Japanese, you'd be hard pressed to find a Japanese restaurant as unique. Beautiful Patio with a traditional Japanese gar…
Carrie
Carrie
One of the top 5 Japanese restaurants in the country. Offers authentic Japanese food, and beautiful scenery of a Japanese garden.
Daniel & Aaron bnbbetter
Daniel & Aaron bnbbetter
Go here. Sit in the garden. Have the teriyaki chicken, brown rice green tea, and change your life.
7. Golden City Brewery
7. Golden City Brewery
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15 local reviews
920 12th Street, Golden
Closed now
+1 303-279-8092
BarRestaurantFood
Jason
Claimed to be the second largest brewery in Golden (a converted house), this place is divey, fun and unique! N…
Annelise
Best Brewery in Golden! All outside seating - German Beer Garden style. Friendly people, yummy beer and liv…
Grant
Decent beer, great venue. If you're out for a walk by the creek, stop by and try a beer in the outdoor beer g…
7. Golden City Brewery
7. Golden City Brewery
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15 local reviews
920 12th Street, Golden
Closed now
+1 303-279-8092
Jason
Jason
Claimed to be the second largest brewery in Golden (a converted house), this place is divey, fun and unique! No food is served, yet you can …
Annelise
Annelise
Best Brewery in Golden! All outside seating - German Beer Garden style. Friendly people, yummy beer and live music (some days).
Grant
Grant
Decent beer, great venue. If you're out for a walk by the creek, stop by and try a beer in the outdoor beer garden. They close pretty earl…
8. Elitch Gardens
8. Elitch Gardens
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48 local reviews
2000 Elitch Circle, Denver
+1 303-595-4386
Amusement parkPoint of interestEstablishment
Liz
A must-see destination for more than 125 years, Elitch Gardens gives you all the fun of a theme park and a wat…
Daniel & Aaron bnbbetter
A must-see destination for more than 125 years, Elitch Gardens gives you all the fun of a theme park and a wat…
Grace
Elitch Gardens was a family-owned seasonal amusement park, theater, and botanic garden in the West Highland ne…
8. Elitch Gardens
8. Elitch Gardens
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48 local reviews
2000 Elitch Circle, Denver
+1 303-595-4386
Liz
Liz
A must-see destination for more than 125 years, Elitch Gardens gives you all the fun of a theme park and a water park right in the heart of …
Daniel & Aaron bnbbetter
Daniel & Aaron bnbbetter
A must-see destination for more than 125 years, Elitch Gardens gives you all the fun of a theme park and a water park right in the heart of …
Grace
Grace
Elitch Gardens was a family-owned seasonal amusement park, theater, and botanic garden in the West Highland neighborhood in northwest Denver…
9. Cheesman Park
9. Cheesman Park
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72 local reviews
Cheesman Park, Denver
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Nicole
Great walking trails and areas to rest for a picnic lunch. Pick up lunch at Whole Foods on 11th and Ogden and …
Tara
This supposed haunted park is located in a gorgeous area of town, known as Capitol Hill. It runs alongside the…
shannon
This park is pretty covers all bases of the greatness of living life as a urban Denverite. Day or night, head …
9. Cheesman Park
9. Cheesman Park
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72 local reviews
Cheesman Park, Denver
Nicole
Nicole
Great walking trails and areas to rest for a picnic lunch. Pick up lunch at Whole Foods on 11th and Ogden and walk to the park. Beautiful ga…
Tara
Tara
This supposed haunted park is located in a gorgeous area of town, known as Capitol Hill. It runs alongside the Denver Botanic Gardens. While…
shannon
shannon
This park is pretty covers all bases of the greatness of living life as a urban Denverite. Day or night, head to Cheesman park to see people…
10. Local 46
10. Local 46
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23 local reviews
4586 Tennyson Street, Denver
Closed now
+1 720-524-3792
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Kathryn
Great local spot on corner of 46th & Tennyson. Full bar, great beer garden, music most evenings, fairly limit…
Cynthia
Has a great outdoor beer garden, good food. Sometimes music.
Don
Fun setting with a great beer garden. Limited food selection, but decent.
10. Local 46
10. Local 46
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23 local reviews
4586 Tennyson Street, Denver
Closed now
+1 720-524-3792
Kathryn
Kathryn
Great local spot on corner of 46th & Tennyson. Full bar, great beer garden, music most evenings, fairly limited menu (burgers, brats, etc.)
Cynthia
Cynthia
Has a great outdoor beer garden, good food. Sometimes music.
Don
Don
Fun setting with a great beer garden. Limited food selection, but decent.
11. Lowry Beer Garden
11. Lowry Beer Garden
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11 local reviews
7577 East Academy Boulevard, Denver
Closed now
+1 303-366-0114
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Mary, Tony and Peter
Enjoy a walk to the Lowry Beer Garden, modeled after the German Beer Garden it is fun and close.
Greg
Bavarian style beer garden featuring Colorado Micos.
Mary, Tony And Peter
Enjoy a walk to the Lowry Beer Garden, modeled after the German Beer Garden it is fun and close.
11. Lowry Beer Garden
11. Lowry Beer Garden
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11 local reviews
7577 East Academy Boulevard, Denver
Closed now
+1 303-366-0114
Mary, Tony and Peter
Mary, Tony and Peter
Enjoy a walk to the Lowry Beer Garden, modeled after the German Beer Garden it is fun and close.
Greg
Greg
Bavarian style beer garden featuring Colorado Micos.
Mary, Tony And Peter
Mary, Tony And Peter
Enjoy a walk to the Lowry Beer Garden, modeled after the German Beer Garden it is fun and close.
12. Mother Cabrini Shrine
12. Mother Cabrini Shrine
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5 local reviews
20189 Cabrini Boulevard, Golden
+1 303-526-0758
Place of worshipChurchPoint of interest
Jenny
300+ Stair climb to the Cabrini Shrine, overlooking Denver. There is also a chapel and garden, stations of the…
Whitney
300+ Stair climb to the Cabrini Shrine, overlooking Denver. There is also a chapel and garden, stations of the…
JohnHermanussen
Cool outdoor activity but a lot of stairs
12. Mother Cabrini Shrine
12. Mother Cabrini Shrine
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5 local reviews
20189 Cabrini Boulevard, Golden
+1 303-526-0758
Jenny
Jenny
300+ Stair climb to the Cabrini Shrine, overlooking Denver. There is also a chapel and garden, stations of the cross, and a church.
Whitney
Whitney
300+ Stair climb to the Cabrini Shrine, overlooking Denver. There is also a chapel and garden, stations of the cross, and a church. Beautif…
JohnHermanussen
JohnHermanussen
Cool outdoor activity but a lot of stairs