Welcome to Butterfly Pavilion


We are home to over 5,000 animals! Embark on an adventure to the realm of Rosie, our famous tarantula. Step to Water’s Edge to be immersed in an underwater world full of sea creatures. Explore our tropical rainforest where 1,600 butterflies rule the sky! End your journey in our gardens and nature trail where you’re sure to see critters of all kinds.
We are located just 15 minutes north of Denver and 20 minutes south of Boulder in Colorado. Step inside Butterfly Pavilion where Butterflies are just the Beginning!


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Featured Event

Bug Buzz

12 Months of Pollination

Beekeeping Bootcamp

at Butterfly Pavilion

Interested in beekeeping? These workshops are designed to support beginning beekeepers all the through their first season. Participants will have the opportunity to work in the classroom and in the field for hands-on training to learn this exciting skill. Learn everything that you need to know about raising bees alongside a community of other beekeepers in this brand-new series.

Upcoming Events

Visit the New Invertebrate World!

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Bee the Change.
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Butterfly Pavilion believes that with knowledge and support at all levels, we can do our part to preserve our natural habitats and all that call Earth home. We only have one world… please help us protect it for future generations to enjoy it. Bee-cause together, we can BEE the Change.

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