Butterfly Pavilion and Denver Botanic Gardens present the fourth year of the habitat experience Butterflies at Chatfield Farms that showcases native Colorado butterflies including the monarch, painted lady, common buckeye, queen, black swallowtail, viceroy and red admiral. Species vary on any given day and new butterflies arrive each week. The 1,500 square foot structure features a garden with more than 50 indigenous Colorado plant species that serve as a habitat for the butterflies. Additionally, a selection of annual flowers add color and nectar for the butterflies. The seasonal exhibit is on view May 27 – September 24, 2017 and is open daily from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., last entry is 3:15 p.m.
A $5 parking fee, per non-member vehicles includes general admission to Chatfield Farms. A separate admission ticket is required to enter the butterfly house: $4, $2 Butterfly Pavilion and Gardens members, free for children two and under. Butterflies at Chatfield Farms is at Denver Botanic Gardens’ Jefferson County location at 8500 West Deer Creek Canyon Road.
Learn more and get your tickets here.