Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street, in cooperation with the City and County of Denver, presents a wide range of gardens and collections on 24 acres. The gardens reflect an ever-widening diversity of plants from all corners of the world.
Denver Botanic Gardens is gradually re-opening to the public. We look forward to welcoming you back! Denver Botanic Gardens York Street is open with limited capacity and timed tickets. Tickets will be available two weeks at a time. Tickets will not be available onsite.
It is only with your cooperation as a visitor that we can succeed in this re-opening. Please follow the procedures outlined here.
- Access to buildings remains limited at both locations. The Science Pyramid, Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory, Freyer – Newman Center, Ella Mullen Weckbaugh Tea House, the solarium, Offshoots Café, Mordecai Children’s Garden and the Cactus & Succulent House remain closed.
- In a continuing effort to provide the best and safest experience possible for our visitors, the Orangery will be closed during cold weather that would prohibit adequate social distancing. Fortunately, Colorado experiences many warm days throughout the winter. On days that are warm enough to not harm the plants, the Orangery’s garage doors will be open and visitors may enter then.
Limited free parking is available in the parking complex. Street parking is also available in Cheesman Park where posted.
Most indoor and outdoor gardens and facilities are wheelchair accessible.
Here is a map of our York Street gardens. It also shows buildings that are currently open or closed.
The Hive Garden Bistro (open seasonally) is delicious and open daily. Copper Door Coffee Roasters coffee shop is now open daily.
Explore our 24 acres of gardens at any time of year with a knowledgeable guide to discover new plants and landscapes from around the world.
We encourage personal photography of the gardens. Learn more about our guidelines here.
The living collections are displayed throughout the Gardens in both naturalistic landscapes and more modern designs.
Learn about plants, animals, people and how water connects us all.
Mordecai Children’s Garden offers a place for kids and families to play, explore and discover every spring, summer and fall.