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Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield

8500 Deer Creek Canyon Road Littleton, CO 80125 | Southwest Denver Suburbs | 303-973-3705

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Nature trails and natural habitats, maintained by the Denver Botanic Gardens.


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    While Squeeze (due at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield on Wednesday, July 4) has had a few hiatuses in its almost forty year history, singer and guitarist Glenn Tilbrook says the band...
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Business Description

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield is a working farm located along the banks of Deer Creek in southern Jefferson County. Bring your binoculars and wander the many trails. The area is known for exceptional bird watching. Facilities include the Earl J. Sinnamon Visitor Center, the historic Hildebrand Ranch, a restored 1918 dairy barn and silo, the 1874 Deer Creek Schoolhouse, 2.5 miles of nature trails, the Deer Creek Discovery children’s play area and numerous wildflower gardens.

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