Featured Upcoming Event
Science Elevated Series
All About Soil Workshop
Want to turn your dirt into soil? Join the Eagle County Conservation District manager, Laura Bohannon and soil health specialist Shawn Bruckman to talk about what makes soil healthy and […]
July 7 – August 11
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Fundraiser that includes a Cooking Demonstration and Sampling with Vail Valley’s top chefs. Thursdays, 12pm-1pm
New Book Release!
On the Roof of the Rocky Mountains
A new book celebrating Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, its stunning alpine botanic collections and its dedication to the conservation of high mountain plants and habitat. An informative narrative and photographic journey through one of the most beautiful and distinguished high altitude (8,200 feet) botanical gardens in the world.
When you purchase the book, you are supporting a team of scientists, educators, horticulturists, and volunteers who, together, work to conserve the alpine environment and
curate a beautiful space for Vail’s community.
Order online or stop by one of our gift shops! Look inside!
Week of Events
The tour winds through the five-acres of beautiful gardens. You’ll learn about alpine flora, mountain environments, plant identification, and the history of Betty Ford Alpine Gardens and Vail. Meet your […]
The alpine ecosystem exists all over the world and host some of the smallest, toughest plants on the planet. Betty Ford Alpine Gardens has an incredible collection of alpine plants […]
Discover the diverse native plants along Gore Creek and throughout the Gardens. Be prepared to walk off pavement. Meet your naturalist at the Education Center by 10:30 a.m. Please plan […]
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens summer fundraiser series that includes a Cooking Demonstration and Sampling with Vail Valley's top chefs. Thursdays, 12pm-1pm Tickets: $25 Garden Members have access to tickets for […]