Please visit our Denver Botanic Gardens Response to COVID-19 page for up-to-date information regarding our procedures. You will also receive information via email when purchasing an advance ticket or making an advance member reservation.
How long should I allow for a visit?
- People typically spend up to 2.5 hours at the Gardens.
- The average time that it takes to walk through the Gardens is about 1.5 hours.
- Enjoy your visit to Denver Botanic Gardens!
- Please treat our plants kindly and do not pick flowers, walk through gardens or climb trees.
- You may bring your own food and non-alcoholic beverages into the Gardens. We have many beautiful sites where you can enjoy your picnic lunch or dinner.
- Help support sustainability by using the compost and recycling bins around the Gardens.
- Visitors are welcome to take photos and videos for personal use.
- For commercial and professional photography, refer to our Photo Policy for information on permits.
- No pets allowed at the York Street gardens. Service dogs/animals are permitted. Please do not leave pets in cars – you will be asked to take them home.
- Here is parking, transportation and accessibility information.
- Please help keep the Gardens relaxing for everyone—no loud music, bikes, scooters, skateboards, Frisbees or sleds.
- The Gardens is a non-smoking facility (including e-cigarettes and vaporizers) by city ordinance.
- Art is more delicate than it looks—please do not touch or climb on any artwork.
- The animals living in the Gardens are wild—please do not feed or touch them.
- Please do not wade in pools or walk across them when they’re frozen.