Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms, managed in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is a 700-acre native plant refuge and working farm located along the banks of Deer Creek in southern Jefferson County.
Chatfield Farms is home to historical buildings dating back to the 1800s, 2.5 miles of nature trails and numerous wildflower gardens. Bring your binoculars and wander the many trails. The area is known for exceptional bird watching.
The Earl J. Sinnamon Center hosts staff offices and is closed to the public.
Chatfield Farms is open with limited capacity and timed tickets. Please purchase or reserve (if you are a member) your ticket.
Here are the Chatfield Farms visitor guidelines.
Here is our land acknowledgment statement.
Chatfield Farms is designated as a birding hotspot on the Cornell University's worldwide eBird citizen science website.
Free Days are for regular Gardens hours only and do not include ticketed events.
Parking is included with admission. Parking lot opens at 8:50 a.m.
There are paved walkways throughout Chatfield Farms.
Here is a map of our Chatfield Farms gardens and facilities, including the location of the immersive sculpture One Fell Swoop by Patrick Dougherty.
Guidelines are intended for all guests, but a photography permit is required for commercial and portrait photography.
Enjoy a guided tour of Chatfield Farms to learn about agriculture, horticulture, ecology and history.
Use the Gardens free app for easy access to tickets. Utilize the GPS-enabled map to track your location and find your favorite gardens.
The Community Supported Agriculture program (CSA) is the cornerstone of the Gardens’ Urban Food Initiatives, growing more than six acres of vegetables for subscribers and farm stands.
This seasonal habitat is home to hundreds of native butterflies.