Mordecai Children's Garden - Denver Botanic Gardens York Street | Kids Out and About Denver

Mordecai Children's Garden - Denver Botanic Gardens York Street

*The event has already taken place on this date: Sun, 10/31/2021
Mordecai Children’s Garden is a place for children and families to explore plants and the natural world, through hands­-on experiences and play. A variety of authentic natural materials in this garden allow kids to use their imagination and sense of wonder to create their own connections with plants. Included with admission to the Gardens.

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June 1 - Oct. 31
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily

Gain an appreciation for the diversity and importance of plants and their environments.

This magical, 3-acre oasis provides a unique opportunity for kids to experience the plant life and natural environment of the diverse ecosystems in Colorado. These ecosystems continually change throughout the spring, summer and fall, so no two visits are the same.

The Children's Garden is part of the Gardens of the West, showcasing plants that thrive in Colorado’s climate and provide season-long color and texture. The ecosystems represented in the Children’s Garden are:

  • Alpine Tundra
  • Subalpine Habitat
  • Montane Forest
  • Pinon Juniper Woodlands
  • Foothills
  • Grasslands Wetlands Riparian Zone

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1007 York Street
Denver, CO, 80206
United States
Contact name: 
Erin Bird
The event has already taken place on this date: 
9am - 5pm