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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127 local reviews
1007 York St, Denver
Closed · Opens Wed 9:00 AM
+1 720-865-3500
MuseumParkPoint of interest
Nicole
Really cute and relaxing botanic park. Great place to visit anytime of the year. Spring: I recommend relaxing …
Daniel & Aaron Bnbbetter
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 …
1. Denver Botanic Gardens
1. Denver Botanic Gardens
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127 local reviews
1007 York St, Denver
Closed · Opens Wed 9:00 AM
+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…
Daniel & Aaron Bnbbetter
Daniel & Aaron Bnbbetter
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…
2. Highlands Cork & Coffee
2. Highlands Cork & Coffee
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11 local reviews
3701 West 32nd Avenue, Denver
Closed · Opens Wed 7:00 AM
+1 303-477-3382
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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…
2. Highlands Cork & Coffee
2. Highlands Cork & Coffee
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11 local reviews
3701 West 32nd Avenue, Denver
Closed · Opens Wed 7:00 AM
+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.
3. City Park
3. City Park
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139 local reviews
City Park, Denver
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Alana
Every Sunday during Summer months; Jazz in the park and food trucks abound. Black Arts Festival in August. Far…
Gregory
City Park, Denver's largest park, has several lakes, spectacular mountain views, a public golf course, flower …
Ryan & Maia
Denver's largest park, has several lakes, spectacular mountain views, a public golf course, flower gardens and…
3. City Park
3. City Park
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139 local reviews
City Park, Denver
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…
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…
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…
4. Washington Park
4. Washington Park
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109 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…
Britton And Nicole
Wash Park is a local favorite! Running, biking, walking, roller blading, enjoying the ponds, and strolling tho…
Dakota
Take a break from the busy downtown scene in lovely Washington Park - dubbed "Wash Park" by locals. The area h…
4. Washington Park
4. Washington Park
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109 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…
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…
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…
5. Domo Japanese Country Food Restaurant
5. Domo Japanese Country Food Restaurant
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17 local reviews
1365 Osage St, Denver
Closed · Opens Wed 11:00 AM
+1 303-595-3666
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Carrie
One of the top 5 Japanese restaurants in the country. Offers authentic Japanese food, and beautiful scenery of…
Mike
Great country-style Japanese, you'd be hard pressed to find a Japanese restaurant as unique. Beautiful Patio w…
Daniel & Aaron Bnbbetter
Go here. Sit in the garden. Have the teriyaki chicken, brown rice green tea, and change your life.
5. Domo Japanese Country Food Restaurant
5. Domo Japanese Country Food Restaurant
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17 local reviews
1365 Osage St, Denver
Closed · Opens Wed 11:00 AM
+1 303-595-3666
Carrie
Carrie
One of the top 5 Japanese restaurants in the country. Offers authentic Japanese food, and beautiful scenery of a Japanese garden.
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…
Daniel & Aaron Bnbbetter
Daniel & Aaron Bnbbetter
Go here. Sit in the garden. Have the teriyaki chicken, brown rice green tea, and change your life.
6. Golden City Brewery
6. Golden City Brewery
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15 local reviews
920 12th St, Golden
Closed · Opens Wed 11:00 AM
+1 303-279-8092
FoodPoint of interestEstablishment
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! N…
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…
6. Golden City Brewery
6. Golden City Brewery
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15 local reviews
920 12th St, Golden
Closed · Opens Wed 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 pro…
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 earl…
7. Bittersweet
7. Bittersweet
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6 local reviews
500 East Alameda Avenue, Denver
Closed · Opens Wed 5:00 PM
+1 303-942-0320
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Heather
This is an amazing dinner that is farm to table. It is inside an old gas station. This is one of the top 5 res…
Matt + Cat
Artisinal restaurant for lunch and dinner with a nice garden.
Megan
A bit high on prices but nice that they grow many of their ingredients on site.
7. Bittersweet
7. Bittersweet
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6 local reviews
500 East Alameda Avenue, Denver
Closed · Opens Wed 5:00 PM
+1 303-942-0320
Heather
Heather
This is an amazing dinner that is farm to table. It is inside an old gas station. This is one of the top 5 restaurants to splurge on in Denv…
Matt + Cat
Matt + Cat
Artisinal restaurant for lunch and dinner with a nice garden.
Megan
Megan
A bit high on prices but nice that they grow many of their ingredients on site.
8. Elitch Gardens
8. Elitch Gardens
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52 local reviews
2000 Elitch Cir, Denver
Closed · Opens Wed 10:30 AM
+1 303-595-4386
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Sabrina
For more than 120 years, Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park is a must-see destination for all locals, visitors …
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…
Liz
A must-see destination for more than 125 years, Elitch Gardens gives you all the fun of a theme park and a wat…
8. Elitch Gardens
8. Elitch Gardens
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52 local reviews
2000 Elitch Cir, Denver
Closed · Opens Wed 10:30 AM
+1 303-595-4386
Sabrina
Sabrina
For more than 120 years, Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park is a must-see destination for all locals, visitors and families, creating memorie…
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 …
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 …
9. Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
9. Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
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11 local reviews
7711 East Academy Boulevard, Denver
Closed · Opens Wed 10:00 AM
+1 303-360-5360
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Vincent
Love planes - check it out and grab a bite at the beer garden located directly next door.
Paulo
A must see for anyone interested in aviation, airplanes, space history, and travel: past, present, and future…
Jeff
(3 minutes from the property) The Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum is located on the former grounds…
9. Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
9. Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
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11 local reviews
7711 East Academy Boulevard, Denver
Closed · Opens Wed 10:00 AM
+1 303-360-5360
Vincent
Vincent
Love planes - check it out and grab a bite at the beer garden located directly next door.
Paulo
Paulo
A must see for anyone interested in aviation, airplanes, space history, and travel: past, present, and future. Swing by the Lowry Beer Garde…
Jeff
Jeff
(3 minutes from the property) The Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum is located on the former grounds of Lowry Air Force Base in De…
10. Cheesman Park
10. Cheesman Park
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88 local reviews
Cheesman Park, Denver
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Rhiana
A beautiful park with a rich history. Just don't look it up until you get there! This park backs up to the den…
Shannon
This park is pretty covers all bases of the greatness of living life as a urban Denverite. Day or night, head …
Nicole
Great walking trails and areas to rest for a picnic lunch. Pick up lunch at Whole Foods on 11th and Ogden and …
10. Cheesman Park
10. Cheesman Park
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88 local reviews
Cheesman Park, Denver
Rhiana
Rhiana
A beautiful park with a rich history. Just don't look it up until you get there! This park backs up to the denver botanical gardens (absolut…
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…
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…
11. Local 46
11. Local 46
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28 local reviews
4586 Tennyson St, Denver
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+1 720-524-3792
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Cynthia
Has a great outdoor beer garden, good food. Sometimes music.
Don
Fun setting with a great beer garden. Limited food selection, but decent.
Kathryn
Great local spot on corner of 46th & Tennyson. Full bar, great beer garden, music most evenings, fairly limit…
11. Local 46
11. Local 46
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28 local reviews
4586 Tennyson St, Denver
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+1 720-524-3792
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.
Kathryn
Kathryn
Great local spot on corner of 46th & Tennyson. Full bar, great beer garden, music most evenings, fairly limited menu (burgers, brats, etc.)
12. Lowry Beer Garden
12. Lowry Beer Garden
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14 local reviews
7577 E Academy Blvd, Denver
Closed · Opens Wed 11:00 AM
+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.
Evelyn
Also within walking distance, the beer garden is one of our favorites. Great brews, yummy food, live music, tr…
12. Lowry Beer Garden
12. Lowry Beer Garden
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14 local reviews
7577 E Academy Blvd, Denver
Closed · Opens Wed 11:00 AM
+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.
Evelyn
Evelyn
Also within walking distance, the beer garden is one of our favorites. Great brews, yummy food, live music, trivia games, wonderful atmosphe…