The Hudson Gardens and Event Center Located Near Denver, Colorado, in the City of Littleton

Hudson Gardens Colorado

Oval Garden and Rose Garden


Visitor Activities

Family Explorer Packs

Looking for a family activity during your visit? Ask to borrow a Family Explorer Pack! Each pack provides you with a variety of hands-on materials such as spy glasses, clue cards, and insect eye lenses that help you complete a self-guided tour through our 30-acre site. Choose from the following activities: Frog Hunt, Making Sense, Woodland Wonders, Leaf Lookout, or Secret Spaces.  Family Explorer Packs may be rented for $5 per pack, which can satisfy up to five people.

Birding in the Gardens Littleton, Colorado

Birding in the Gardens

Check out this guide, filled with pictures and descriptions of the different bird species that you are most likely to come across at The Hudson Gardens. Designed to help you begin identifying birds, this easy-to-use beginner's guide to birding is accompanied by use of a pair of high-focus binoculars. The guide is available on a check-out basis and is free of charge. A $10 refundable deposit and ID are required and will be returned upon successful return of the guide and binoculars. Guides may be checked out daily from May through October, 9 AM - 3 PM.

Interpretive Tree Trail Littleton, Colorado

Interpretive Tree Trail

Whether your next visit to The Hudson Gardens is your first or fiftieth, you won't want to miss this self-guided tour of fifteen fascinating trees growing at The Hudson Gardens! You will see species of trees that grew when the dinosaurs roamed the earth, relatives of the largest living organism on earth, and some of the largest trees in Colorado. Plan on spending at least an hour and a half to complete the 1.25 mile trail. This interpretive guide is available free of charge at the Gift Shop beginning in late April 2012.

Meet the Beekeeper Littleton, Colorado

Special Events

Be sure to check our calendar for events and programs being offered during your upcoming visit!

Self-Guided Tours

Self-guided walking tours are available year-round. Tour The Gardens at your leisure, and be sure to pick up the Garden literature posted at several features of interest throughout our 30-acre site. No reservations necessary; the cost is regular Garden admission.


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