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Yampa River Botanic Park

1000 Pamela Lane, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
+1 970-879-4300
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Beautiful

Well worth our time. It was extremely well taken care of. It was one of the most beautiful... read more

Reviewed yesterday
BrianLacey1987
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Overbrook, Kansas
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A Beautiful Park and Garden To Walk

The Yampa River Botanic Park is a botanical garden located on Pamela Lane, off U.S. Highway 40... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gerald C
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San Antonio, Texas
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A six acre gem of ponds, berms, and over 40 gardens. It is one of the jewels of Northwest Colorado and one of the few botanic parks in the state. Free to the public, where visitors can learn about local wildflowers and fauna. Open Spring, Summer and Fall from dawn to dusk. Closed in winter. Amphitheater, available for rent, Core Trail access, drinking fountain and nature/hiking trail. Can be rented for a special event. No pets.
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  • Average3%
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1000 Pamela Lane, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
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+1 970-879-4300
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well worth our time. It was extremely well taken care of. It was one of the most beautiful gardens we have ever been to

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Yampa River Botanic Park is a botanical garden located on Pamela Lane, off U.S. Highway 40, outside Steamboat Springs, Colorado. It is open dawn to dusk from spring until the first heavy snow in the winter. The park has easy access and is simply...More

Thank Gerald C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small, but diverse, with flowers year-round as well as water features and sculptures. Opens onto the Yampa river.

Thank taudesirk
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice gardens. We enjoyed our walk here, can imagine how beautiful it would be later in the season. Well worth the visit!

Thank Jim N Cheryl M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So, we were walking the core trail and decided to stop to use the restroom...leading to a walk around the gardens. It’s just gorgeous this time of year. Very well maintained, worth the relaxing trip to get there.

Thank Joann K
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

My mother and I came here in the summer and just fell in love with the colorful array of flowers, the fairy-feature for kiddos to enjoy and all the little tucked-away areas to picnic or daydream at : ) It's a great place for children...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

This is a very nice, very well maintained Botanic park. It is right in town and easy to get to. The walking paths are clear and the flowers and vegetation are beautiful. We were there in early fall so we had flowers and the changing...More

Thank MarilynKay16
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

A must see! In the summer they offer yoga on their lush green grass several times a week. A beautiful way to start your day. It's on the bike path too so if you are riding by be sure to check it out, it never...More

Thank Pamela M
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This was a great find. Beautiful even on a cool drizzly Saturday in late September. There is ample parking, since the garden is adjacent to a youth soccer field. It is a slight walk from the parking lot to the garden, but over a level...More

Thank mbotos
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

This was a great place to just kick back relax and enjoy nature. Recommend going in the late spring.

Thank Mark C
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SOGChicago
25 June 2017|
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The video says Tues/Thurs/Sats 9am as always..... will have my daughter check it out (she lives there). Thanks, everyone!
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Linda W
14 July 2016|
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We spent about 2h with a 4 & 7 year old. Lots of interesting things to see and investigate. Adults only would plan for an hour.
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Joseph D
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