Western Colorado Botanical Gardens in Grand Junction, Colorado

Glass Winged Butterfly At Western Colorado Botanical Gardens

In 1994, the Western Colorado Botanical Gardens located at 655 Struthers Avenue, in Grand Junction, Colorado entered into a long-term lease with the City of Grand Junction for a 15-acre site along the Colorado River. Home to several specialty gardens including the Cactus Garden, Antique Rose Garden, Children’s Secret Garden, the Western Heritage Garden, Celebration Plaza, Japanese garden and the gardens that surround our buildings.

The tropical rain forest and butterfly house showcase tropical plants and orchids as well as koi fish, turtles, tortoises, and butterflies.  As the WCBG grows, more gardens will be developed.

Winter at The Western Colorado Botanical Gardens

WCBG Hours

Tuesday – Friday 9 am to 4 pm Gates close at 3:30 pm


  • Adults $5.00
  • Seniors/Students/Military/Children 12+ $4.00
  • Children 3-11 $3.00
  • Children Under 3 Free

We also participate in the Reciprocal Admission Program which provides admission to over 300 Botanical Gardens across the U.S. for FREE if you use your membership. You also receive 10% off all gift shop purchases and on tickets for our hosted events!

A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

Weddings at WCBG!

Looking for a Grand Junction wedding venue? The Western Colorado Botanical Gardens may be the perfect indoor or outdoor venue for your upcoming wedding in the Grand Valley.