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Chatfield Farms

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.



Free Days and Registration

Free Days are for regular Gardens hours only and do not include ticketed events.


Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
View upcoming early closures

Today’s Hours:

Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Chatfield Farms Location
8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road
Littleton, CO 80128 Map
Seniors (65+), Military & Veterans (w/ID)
Children (3-15) and Students (w/ID)
Children 2 and Under
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Parking & Transportation

Parking is included with admission. Parking lot opens at 8:50 a.m.

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There are paved walkways throughout Chatfield Farms.

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Here is a map of our Chatfield Farms gardens and facilities.

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Photo Policy

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.

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Mobile App

Use the Gardens free app for easy access to tickets. Utilize the GPS-enabled map to track your location and find your favorite gardens.

Our Gardens
Our 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.

Hildebrand Ranch
Butterflies at Chatfield Farms
Butterflies at Chatfield Farms

This seasonal habitat is home to hundreds of native butterflies.

Childrens Play Area
Children’s Play Area

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