Betty Ford Alpine Gardens
183 Gore Creek Dr Ste. # 7
Vail, CO 81657
Telephone: 970-476-0103
Fax: 970-476-1685
Gardens General Information:
(970) 476-0103 x 3

These magical gardens are said to be the “World’s Highest Botanic Garden”, being at 8,200 feet. "Developing a unique living collection of alpine plants in dramatic gardens to support education, research, and further the conservation of the world's alpine plants." They are well worth a visit. Take a picnic lunch with you and sit among the flowers.

Denver Botanic Gardens
1007 York Street
Denver, CO 80206
Telephone: 720-865-3500
Fax 720-865-3713
Info Desk 720-865-3585

Did you know that Denver Botanic Gardens supports 4 different garden locations?

Hudson Gardens & Event Center
6115 South Santa Fe Drive
Telephone: 303-797-8565

The Gardens reflect the multitude of plants, flowers and trees and thrive in the dry Colorado climate, and include land that varies from high, dry prairie to wetlands near the river. The thirty acres are arranged in a continuous flow featuring ponds, wildlife, sculpture, a garden railroad, adventure hideaways and spectacular natural displays along a mile-and-a-quarter walking path. Quite simply, The Gardens are an oasis of serenity in the midst of the City that allow visitors to simply enjoy their distinct beauty or learn how to beautify their own yards and businesses.
“Hudson Gardens has endeavored to branch out and capture new market segments by introducing a summer concert series, offering educational programs, hosting special community events, etc.”

Yampa River Botanic Park
Pamela Lane
Steamboat Springs
Telephone: 970-879-4300

Alongside the Yampa River, the flowers are at their peak in this garden during June and July. Another attraction is the many birds which fly north to the river to nest during the warmer months.

Healy House Museum & Dexter Cabin

912 Harrison Avenue

Leadville, CO 80461.

We received an invitation from the Museum to visit and to see their lovely gardens. It was suggested that one might like to take along a box lunch and enjoy it on their lawns.


We try to educate our members and the community about gardening in Summit County and provide a social setting for informational exchanges to share the beauty of gardening with others.

There's lots going on in our Club and room for many to be involved. It's surprising how much we accomplish in our short Summit summer