Best gardens in Denver

Check out the top gardens in Denver, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Denver Botanic Gardens
1. Denver Botanic Gardens
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420 local reviews
1007 York St, Denver
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 720-865-3500
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Daniel & Jess
Really cute and relaxing botanic park. Great place to visit anytime of the year. Spring: I recommend relaxing…
Beverly
THIS IS BY FAR MY FAVORITE PLACE TO GO! A must-see. DBG is one of the most spectacular botanic gardens you…
Sabrina And Gary
You may recognize this Denver green space from Woody Allen’s film Sleeper and it’s as pretty in person as it…
1. Denver Botanic Gardens
1. Denver Botanic Gardens
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420 local reviews
1007 York St, Denver
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 720-865-3500
Daniel & Jess
Daniel & Jess
Really cute and relaxing botanic park. Great place to visit anytime of the year. Spring: I recommend relaxing among the blooming lilacs!…
Beverly
Beverly
THIS IS BY FAR MY FAVORITE PLACE TO GO! A must-see. DBG is one of the most spectacular botanic gardens you will find in the USA. Every…
Sabrina And Gary
Sabrina And Gary
You may recognize this Denver green space from Woody Allen’s film Sleeper and it’s as pretty in person as it is on camera. With 3 different…
2. Cheesman Park
2. Cheesman Park
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262 local reviews
Cheesman Park, Denver
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Shannon
This park is pretty covers all bases of the greatness of living life as a urban Denverite. Day or night, head…
Stacy
A tranquil residential area, Cheesman Park centers on its namesake green space, with expansive lawns, shady…
Adrienne
A tranquil residential area, Cheesman Park centers on its namesake green space, with expansive lawns, shady…
2. Cheesman Park
2. Cheesman Park
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262 local reviews
Cheesman Park, Denver
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…
Stacy
Stacy
A tranquil residential area, Cheesman Park centers on its namesake green space, with expansive lawns, shady jogging trails, a dramatic…
Adrienne
Adrienne
A tranquil residential area, Cheesman Park centers on its namesake green space, with expansive lawns, shady jogging trails, a dramatic…
3. Washington Park
3. Washington Park
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294 local reviews
Washington Park, Denver
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Debra
It is 5 blocks from the carriage house and is extremely walkable. Head East up Ohio Avenue and carefully cross…
Dakota
Take a break from the busy downtown scene in lovely Washington Park - dubbed "Wash Park" by locals. The area…
Catherine
Washington Park is where it is all happening! Joggers, walkers, soccer games, hammocks, volleyball games and…
3. Washington Park
3. Washington Park
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294 local reviews
Washington Park, Denver
Debra
Debra
It is 5 blocks from the carriage house and is extremely walkable. Head East up Ohio Avenue and carefully cross Downing street into the park…
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…
Catherine
Catherine
Washington Park is where it is all happening! Joggers, walkers, soccer games, hammocks, volleyball games and more. Walk your dog, take a…
4. Recess Beer Garden
4. Recess Beer Garden
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85 local reviews
2715 17th St, Denver
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+1 720-638-0020
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Jessica
Great outside beer garden with picnic tables/large patio and you can bring dogs in on week days and til 3 pm…
Whitney
The entire roof of the bar is an open air beer garden with outdoor fireplaces and sweeping views of downtown…
Scott
If you're into a young, fun, lively beer garden this is one of Denver's most happening spots!
4. Recess Beer Garden
4. Recess Beer Garden
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85 local reviews
2715 17th St, Denver
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+1 720-638-0020
Jessica
Jessica
Great outside beer garden with picnic tables/large patio and you can bring dogs in on week days and til 3 pm on friday and Saturdays! BBQ,…
Whitney
Whitney
The entire roof of the bar is an open air beer garden with outdoor fireplaces and sweeping views of downtown Denver.
Scott
Scott
If you're into a young, fun, lively beer garden this is one of Denver's most happening spots!
5. Elitch Gardens
5. Elitch Gardens
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172 local reviews
2000 Elitch Cir, Denver
+1 303-595-4386
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Sabrina And Gary
For more than 120 years, Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park is a must-see destination for all locals, visitors…
Melissa
The only downtown theme park in America is really two parks in one: on one side of Elitch Gardens Theme &…
Liz
A must-see destination for more than 125 years, Elitch Gardens gives you all the fun of a theme park and a…
5. Elitch Gardens
5. Elitch Gardens
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172 local reviews
2000 Elitch Cir, Denver
+1 303-595-4386
Sabrina And Gary
Sabrina And Gary
For more than 120 years, Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park is a must-see destination for all locals, visitors and families, creating…
Melissa
Melissa
The only downtown theme park in America is really two parks in one: on one side of Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park, experience 53 thrill…
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…
6. Domo Japanese Country Food Restaurant
6. Domo Japanese Country Food Restaurant
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54 local reviews
1365 Osage St, Denver
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 303-595-3666
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Cole
Amazing authentic homestyle Japanese cooking. The atmosphere in here is incredible. In the summer, check out…
Aaron
Incredible restaurant voted Zagat best Japanese restaurant decor. Serves "country" Japanese food. Great for…
Mike
Great country-style Japanese, you'd be hard pressed to find a Japanese restaurant as unique. Beautiful Patio…
6. Domo Japanese Country Food Restaurant
6. Domo Japanese Country Food Restaurant
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54 local reviews
1365 Osage St, Denver
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 303-595-3666
Cole
Cole
Amazing authentic homestyle Japanese cooking. The atmosphere in here is incredible. In the summer, check out the outdoor garden seating…
Aaron
Aaron
Incredible restaurant voted Zagat best Japanese restaurant decor. Serves "country" Japanese food. Great for lunch on a sunny day in the zen…
Mike
Mike
Great country-style Japanese, you'd be hard pressed to find a Japanese restaurant as unique. Beautiful Patio with a traditional Japanese…
7. Golden City Brewery
7. Golden City Brewery
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30 local reviews
920 12th St, Golden
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 303-279-8092
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Jeanie & Jim
If you're lucky, you might catch some locals playing guitar and singing. It is an old fashioned beer garden,…
Jason
Claimed to be the second largest brewery in Golden (a converted house), this place is divey, fun and unique!…
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…
7. Golden City Brewery
7. Golden City Brewery
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30 local reviews
920 12th St, Golden
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 303-279-8092
Jeanie & Jim
Jeanie & Jim
If you're lucky, you might catch some locals playing guitar and singing. It is an old fashioned beer garden, and the owners live on the…
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…
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…
8. Lowry Beer Garden
8. Lowry Beer Garden
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39 local reviews
7577 E Academy Blvd, Denver
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 303-366-0114
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Evelyn
Also within walking distance, the beer garden is one of our favorites. Great brews, yummy food, live music,…
Melissa
Great selection of beer in a beer garden setting. Best to go in nice weather so you can sit outside.
Mary, Tony And Peter
Enjoy a walk to the Lowry Beer Garden, modeled after the German Beer Garden it is fun and close.
8. Lowry Beer Garden
8. Lowry Beer Garden
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39 local reviews
7577 E Academy Blvd, Denver
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 303-366-0114
Evelyn
Evelyn
Also within walking distance, the beer garden is one of our favorites. Great brews, yummy food, live music, trivia games, wonderful…
Melissa
Melissa
Great selection of beer in a beer garden setting. Best to go in nice weather so you can sit outside.
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.
9. Local 46
9. Local 46
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61 local reviews
4586 Tennyson St, Denver
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+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…
Kevin
Huge outdoor garden with horse shoes. Live music. Across from park. Awesome Divey bar within walking…
Bryce
Great neighborhood bar with a beer garden out back and Berkley park across the street (5-10 min drive)
9. Local 46
9. Local 46
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61 local reviews
4586 Tennyson St, Denver
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+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.)
Kevin
Kevin
Huge outdoor garden with horse shoes. Live music. Across from park. Awesome Divey bar within walking distance.
Bryce
Bryce
Great neighborhood bar with a beer garden out back and Berkley park across the street (5-10 min drive)
10. Denver Beer Co
10. Denver Beer Co
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118 local reviews
1695 Platte St, Denver
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 303-433-2739
BarPoint of interestFood
Kate & Joel
Denver Beer Company made a huge splash when it opened in 2011, and it hasn't stopped buzzing. The LoHi brewery…
Chelsea And Michael
This dog-friendly outdoor beer garden is perfect for a sunny Colorado afternoon! Plus, they have food trucks…
Ai-Lien
Brewery-based taproom with an industrial vibe, dog-friendly outdoor beer garden & food trucks.
10. Denver Beer Co
10. Denver Beer Co
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118 local reviews
1695 Platte St, Denver
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 303-433-2739
Kate & Joel
Kate & Joel
Denver Beer Company made a huge splash when it opened in 2011, and it hasn't stopped buzzing. The LoHi brewery has one of Denver's favorite…
Chelsea And Michael
Chelsea And Michael
This dog-friendly outdoor beer garden is perfect for a sunny Colorado afternoon! Plus, they have food trucks that rotate through.
Ai-Lien
Ai-Lien
Brewery-based taproom with an industrial vibe, dog-friendly outdoor beer garden & food trucks.
11. City Park
11. City Park
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360 local reviews
City Park, Denver
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Ryan
Denver's largest park, has several lakes, spectacular mountain views, a public golf course, flower gardens and…
Carolyn
Bike there from RiNo on a B-Cycle, then visit the Denver Museum of Nature and Science (see what's playing on…
Alana
Every Sunday during Summer months; Jazz in the park and food trucks abound. Black Arts Festival in August…
11. City Park
11. City Park
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360 local reviews
City Park, Denver
Ryan
Ryan
Denver's largest park, has several lakes, spectacular mountain views, a public golf course, flower gardens and a hiking/jogging trail that…
Carolyn
Carolyn
Bike there from RiNo on a B-Cycle, then visit the Denver Museum of Nature and Science (see what's playing on IMAX), the Denver Zoo, or the…
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…
12. The Hudson Gardens & Event Center
12. The Hudson Gardens & Event Center
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11 local reviews
6115 S Santa Fe Dr, Littleton
+1 303-797-8565
StorePoint of interestEstablishment
Gale
The path to what is now The Hudson Gardens & Event Center began in 1941 when King and Evelyn Hudson purchased…
Lauren
Beautiful gardens to walk through! There is an amphitheater and they have concerts in the park every week!…
Michelle
Mellow gardens along the Platte River trail - beautiful scenery, sometimes they have (outdoor) concerts
12. The Hudson Gardens & Event Center
12. The Hudson Gardens & Event Center
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11 local reviews
6115 S Santa Fe Dr, Littleton
+1 303-797-8565
Gale
Gale
The path to what is now The Hudson Gardens & Event Center began in 1941 when King and Evelyn Hudson purchased five acres of land on a…
Lauren
Lauren
Beautiful gardens to walk through! There is an amphitheater and they have concerts in the park every week! Tickets do sell out fast!
Michelle
Michelle
Mellow gardens along the Platte River trail - beautiful scenery, sometimes they have (outdoor) concerts