The John Denver Sanctuary, Aspen

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#2 of 17 in Parks in Aspen
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. Using our online itinerary creator, Aspen attractions like The John Denver Sanctuary can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We enjoyed a lovely stroll through this park in Aspen. Even though it was between seasons, it was beautifully landscaped and well kept. Wonderful tribute to John Denver.  more »
  • Walked around the sanctuary. Nice area to visit for a picnic lunch or to read a book. If you have the time, there are a few trails you could venture on (from 2-8 miles).  more »
  • I had been wanting to see this for several years and we were glad to finally be there on a beautiful sunny October day. Be sure to slowly wander through the garden with the smaller stones, otherwise y...  more »
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  • A quiet, peaceful place full of beautiful flowers along the river in town. Scenery is wonderful.
  • Quiet and peaceful with a wonderful waterway and top notch flower gardens flanked by giant boulders enscribed with the songs of John Denver. A must visit Park for anyone going to Aspen
  • This place is just amazing. If you visit Aspen, you must take the time to visit this jewel.
  • Serene. Escape. Beautiful. Spiritual. Breathtaking.
  • Well worth a visit, absolutely beautiful landscaping and exceptionally peaceful setting.

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