The Gardens on Spring Creek has been working closely with the City of Fort Collins and Larimer County to ensure the safety of our guests, volunteers and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic through social distancing measures and capped attendance. All visitors - including Members - are required to reserve admissions tickets for a specific date and time prior to arriving at The Gardens. Visit the admissions page for ticketing information.
Visit The Gardens COVID-19 guidelines page to review all of our COVID-19 guidelines and procedures.
The Gardens on Spring Creek is committed to being a world class botanical garden for our community. We aim to serve the community in a welcoming, inclusive and accessible way. Our team is committed to evaluating and growing Gardens for All to respond to the changing demographics and needs of our community.
In order to improve access for our community, we developed our Gardens for All program funded by our community and the City of Fort Collins. This program also builds on community partnerships to directly reach individuals and families in need.
For more information, please contact Ashley Young at 970.416.2491 or YXlvdW5nQGZjZ292LmNvbQ==.
Ability Pass: For community members experiencing physical and developmental disabilities that would like to visit The Gardens with their caregiver, we have discounted admission with free admission for caregivers.
Accessible Entrance: The main entrance and exit doors to The Gardens are equipped with push-button activation.
Community Partnerships: The Gardens partners with local nonprofits to reach more members of the community who could benefit from accessing The Gardens, especially those experiencing hardship, including but not limited to poverty, physical and mental health, crisis, and economic instability.
Drop-Off Area and Parking: There is a drop-off area in front of the main entrance to The Gardens. We have four accessible parking spaces located nearest the main entrance for vehicles displaying disabled plates or placards.
Interior Garden Pathways: The main interior loop in The Gardens is a concrete pathway and is about 0.55 mile. This pathway is wheelchair accessible.
Library 'All Access' Pass: The Gardens has partnered with Poudre River Library District to offer a Gardens 'All Access' Pass through their Curiosity Pass Program that any library card holder can "check out" to access the Gardens on Spring Creek for free, just as they would a favorite book or movie.
Restrooms: All restrooms are located near the main entrance to The Gardens. All restrooms are equipped with an accessible stall and most have baby-changing stations.
Public Transportation: The Gardens on Spring Creek is located just adjacent to a bus stop and the MAX line. The Gardens is also a direct stop off the Spring Creek Trail.
Scholarships: Youth education programming and school field trip scholarships are available to qualified students. Funding for school field trips can be applied for during scheduling. Click here for more information.
Service Dogs: Animals individually trained to do work or perform tasks for an individual with a disability are welcome at The Gardens.
SNAP Pass: For members of our community that are eligible for SNAP benefits, we invite you to visit The Gardens for a reduced fee of $1.
Wheelchair Loan: The Gardens has a wheelchair that may be checked out on a first-come, first-served basis free of charge for use on site. The wheelchair is manually operated and may not be taken off property.