The John Denver Sanctuary, Aspen

4.8
#2 of 17 in Parks in Aspen
Pay your respects to the famed singer and songwriter, or simply take a stroll among the flowers and gardens of the tranquil site--with inspirational quotes inscribed in the stones--at The John Denver Sanctuary. Walk through the sanctuary and find lyrics engraved in the rocks, providing an atmosphere of serenity that complements the beautiful landscape. The inscriptions of quotes, song excerpts, and tributes to the singer glisten in the sun, even in the winter. Stroll in the sanctuary, which is the largest perennial flower garden in the area, and admire its plants and greenery. Using our online itinerary creator, Aspen attractions like The John Denver Sanctuary can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Very magical and relaxing small hike through a beautiful natures path! We stayed a few hours admiring the lyrics written on mountain boulders and walking/hiking thru Nature.... great place t take pics...  more »
  • I visited in winter so there was snow and not an opportunity to lounge. There are song lyrics carved onto stones, a stream and small pond. Beautiful snow covered in winter I think it will be even nice...  more »
  • The John Denver Sanctuary was an unplanned, nice surprise experience to my husband and me! What a peaceful delight!  more »
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  • When I looked it up, I thought it was absolutely beautiful and I had to go see it. When I actually went it was so much more beautiful than I expected. There is so much room for dog walks or to have your little ones run around and play. It was like a mini adventure going there.
  • What a serene place. I grew up listening to John Denver and it was a nostalgic visiting this place. Nice quotes and lyrics of John Denver songs are engraved on the stones. Couldn't find my favorite song ' country road, take me home' thought. A great place for a day out and just relax. Was sad that we had to leave after half an hour since we were out of town visitors.
  • I am not much for manicured spaces but this place is really well done. Awesome little alcoves and corners with beautiful stream and vegetation. Very picturesque. Great for shoots. And it's free. Must see if you are in Aspen.
  • Beautiful area that always has amazing flowers. Well worth checking out if you're in town.
  • The was a beautiful experience, was so many spirit totem rocks here and very spiritual. A Indian medicine wheel.

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