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Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, Cheyenne

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Garden · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
The Cheyenne Botanic Gardens (9 acres, 3.6 ha) are located in Lions Park in Cheyenne, Wyoming, with an associated High Plains Arboretum located five miles (8 km) northwest of Cheyenne at an elevation of 6,200 feet (1,900 m).

The gardens began as a vision in 1977 to build a non-profit, solar heated greenhouse. Today, the 6,800 square foot (630 m²) conservatory consists of three greenhouses. The first is filled with tropical plants, herb and cacti gardens and a waterfall pond filled with Koi fish. The second is used primarily for growing vegetables, the third is focused on propagation of bedding plants and flowers for the botanic garden grounds and all flowers for the Cheyenne park system. Outside are many gardens featuring many flowers and cacti.
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  • This is a free attraction which accepts donations. We have paid at other gardens in other cities and have been less impressed. GPS directions were somewhat off as this is located within a large...  more »
  • For a small community it was very interesting and well done. We went before it opened and were given free reign of all the outdoor exhibits.  more »
  • Staff was friendly and informative. What a neat location! This place is such a neat spot and the kids area is FANTASTIC. Bonus points for being FREE! There was a yarn bombing event when we visited which was an extra special treat! We had so much fun walking the grounds.
  • What a lovely place. I found the children's garden to be fun. Children are allowed to wade into the small pond there if they want to and seems to be a great learning experience for kids. Interesting living roof. They do not charge an entrance fee but you can leave a donation.

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