Pre-Construction: Aerial view looking north of the Gardens on Spring Creek in summer 2015. Please click on the photo to enlarge the view.

Gardens on Spring Creek Master Plan Completion

Planting the Seed to Cultivate Community

The Gardens on Spring Creek has been growing annually since opening in every way – in visitations, educational programs, and the number of gardens developed. With over 65,000 annual visitors, The Gardens is one of the largest cultural venues in northern Colorado.

To meet the demands of our growing community and to become a leading cultural destination in Fort Collins, the time is now to complete The Gardens' Master Plan. Completion includes two phases:

Phase 1: Gardens expansion - $2.5 Million
5 acres of gardens north of the existing Visitor’s Center and south of the Spring Creek Trail including:

  • The Great Lawn
  • The Undaunted Garden
  • Prairie and Foothills Gardens

Phase 2: Visitor's Center - $3 Million
Doubles the square footage of the existing Visitor’s Center including:

  • Conservatory
  • Large community meeting room
  • Visitor-friendly entryway with gift shop
  • Small café and patio

Funds Raised To Date

Phase 1: $1,958,570 raised, $541,430 to go

Phase 2: $2,050,000 raised, $950,000 to go

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2145 Centre Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80526

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Our Hours:

May 1–Sept. 30
9 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.–Fri.
9 a.m.–4 p.m. Sat.
noon–5 p.m. Sun.

Oct. 1–Apr. 30
9 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon. - Fri.
9 a.m.–4 p.m. Sat.
(closed Sunday)


Sunday, October 23
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The Gardens on Spring Creek is the community botanic garden of Fort Collins, Colorado. Visit our display gardens, take a gardening class, enjoy our special events and...Take Root. Grow. Flourish.