Yampa River Botanic Park is located in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. It is situated in a valley beside the Yampa river at an altitude of 6800 feet above sea level. The park is absolutely lovely. It contains six acres of ponds, sculptures, and over 40 gardens. Some of these are a butterfly garden, children's garden, herb garden, hummingbird garden, pioneer garden, and a tranquility garden.
The gardens are open from May through October from dawn to dusk. Admission is free.