Western Colorado Botanical Gardens |
641 Struthers Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501
Link: Western Colorado Botanical Gardens Website
|First dreamed of in 1986 and opened in 1997, the Western Colorado Botanical Gardens at 7th Street and the Riverside Parkway (where 7th Street meets Nature) includes a greenhouse, butterfly house, the Botanic Gift Shop, a collection of various gardens, the Pomrenke Children's Library and the Secret Garden.
The mission of the Gardens is to promote responsible conservation of precious natural resources in Western Colorado by providing educational and recreational opportunities for visitors of all ages, while offering an aesthetic setting for cultural and community events.
The Greenhouse/Butterfly House and Botanica Gift Shop is open Tuesday through Sunday, from 10 am to 4 pm.