The John Denver Sanctuary, Aspen

4.8
#2 of 34 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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  • Wandering through the sanctuary, nestled along side a river, reading the lyrics to songs we knew so well brought back so many good memories of people, places, and experiences. Such a peaceful...  more »
  • I have been a John Denver fan for the past 40+ years so John's music/lyrics have been etched into my memory. However, even I was caught off guard when I entered the Sanctuary and after a few steps I.....  more »
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  • It pays respect to John Denvers love of nature! Beautiful place to relax and reflect. Everything there is beautiful. Take the time for a picnic in his Song Garden!!! Love it
  • Great little place for a man I never knew. It's a 30 minute walk, if you take your time, and a bunch of scenic views. There will be areas where you need to step over a small section of stream to another rock, so unfortunately a handicapped person can't see all of the sanctuary by themselves. Its beautiful location and quotes chiseled on the side of rocks makes this place amazing!

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