Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield is at 8500 W. Deer Creek Canyon Rd. Encompassing 750 acres along Deer Creek, this preserve includes native flora and fauna, wetlands and several distinct ecosystems. A restored 19th-century ranch, farm and one-room schoolhouse also are presented. A children’s play area includes a tree house and water features. Nature trails afford views of native wildlife, including coyotes, deer and birds. The Corn Maze is a popular event held in September and October.
Pets are not permitted on the grounds.
Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.