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The John Denver Sanctuary, Aspen

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Pay your respects to the famed singer and songwriter, or simply take a stroll among the flowers and gardens of the tranquil site--with inspirational quotes inscribed in the stones--at The John Denver Sanctuary. Walk through the sanctuary and find lyrics engraved in the rocks, providing an atmosphere of serenity that complements the beautiful landscape. The inscriptions of quotes, song excerpts, and tributes to the singer glisten in the sun, even in the winter. Stroll in the sanctuary, which is the largest perennial flower garden in the area, and admire its plants and greenery. Use our Aspen itinerary builder to visit The John Denver Sanctuary on your trip to Aspen, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Just beautiful - we visited whilst it was covered in snow and although it meant I couldn't see all of the lyrics it just added to the beauty. It also mean that my 7 year old step-daughter who was trav...  more »
  • This is a really nice walk, even in lots of snow. Roring Fork River runs close by and some of John Denvers songs are carved into rocks. Well worth a visit.  more »
  • One of my all-time favorite spots in Aspen. A beautiful small sanctuary where the roaring fork river and small estuaries connect...take a stroll and read all over John Denver's gorgeous poetry (songs)...  more »
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  • I grew up with John Denver it was my mothers favorite singer. The world lost a kind peaceful person and I came here to reflect on his life and contributions he gave to this world. Peace and love from Hayfield Minnesota , you were loved by many.
  • Free. Easy walk right in town of Aspen Colorado Beautiful and serene!
  • I cannot explain to you how beautiful this place is. It is amazing! truly spectacular! You have to take a walk here if you are ever in Aspen!
  • Peaceful ..... Easily sense why John was inspired by the mountaina
  • An amazing garden to find solitude.