Western Colorado Botanical Gardens

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Butterfly SculptureButterfly Sculpture (09/20/2002) at the Grand Junction Botanical Gardens.

Palm LeafPalm Leaf (09/20/2002) One of the many exotic plants at the Botanical Gardens.

Western Colorado Botanical GardensWestern Colorado Botanical Gardens (09/20/2002)

Grand Junction Bicycle RoutesGrand Junction Bicycle Routes (09/20/2002) The system of bicycle routes pass by the Botanical Gardens.

Salvage YardSalvage Yard (09/20/2002) The Western Colorado Botanical Gardens were built on a reclaimed salvage yard. This rustic old metal chest is still buried in the sands of the Colorado River.

Festivity of Shapes and ColorsFestivity of Shapes and Colors (09/20/2002) Peering into the Botanical Gardens.

HollyhocksHollyhocks (09/20/2002) at the Western Colorado Botanical Gardens.

Botanical GardensBotanical Gardens (09/20/2002)

DahliaDahlia (09/20/2002) A Dahlia at the Western Colorado Botanical Garden.

Children s Secret GardenChildren s Secret Garden (09/20/2002) This is the Discovery Greenhouse Castle. It has its own mote and fortress walls. The garden surround the castle is called the secret Garden. The garden also houses the Pomrenke Children's Library.

Cactus GardenCactus Garden (09/20/2002)

Discovery Greenhouse CastleDiscovery Greenhouse Castle (09/20/2002)

Grand Junction Botanical GardensGrand Junction Botanical Gardens (09/20/2002) The Green House for the Grand Junction Botanical Gardens.

Botanical GardensBotanical Gardens (09/20/2002)

US 50 BridgeUS 50 Bridge (09/20/2002) US 50 crosses the Colorado River near the Botanical Gardens near downtown Grand Junction.

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The Western Colorado Botanical Gardens is a new 15 acre park that is revitalizing the Colorado River front in Grand Junction. The gardens are built on land reclaimed from a salvage yard.

The greenhouse and butterfly house contain an interesting selection of exotic species, while the outside grounds preserve various native species of plants. The park is on the Grand Junction bike paths, and house the Discovery Greenhouse Castle and the Pomrenke Children's Library.

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Context: Parks - Colorado

Grand Junction, Colorado (95 pictures) The Botanical Gardens are a short walk from downtown Grand Junction, Colorado

Colorado River (96 pictures) The Botanical Gardens are near the confluence of the Gunnison and Grand (Colorado) Rivers.

Flower Power (136 pictures) The botanical gardens house many native and exotic plants and flowers.

Museum of Western Colorado (15 pictures) The Museum of Western Colorado is another popular attraction in Grand Junction.

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