Membership at the Gardens

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization and runs on the donations of individuals like you.

The Gardens exist because of donations from people like you – local community members, one-time visitors and people who believe in the importance on public gardens conservation and green space.

Join us and click HERE to renew your membership or join for the very first time.

“We believe this Garden is an asset to our community.”

“I go to the Gardens to get ideas on what grows in this high alpine environment.”

“I love the events and workshops – the speakers are always so interesting.”

Your gift helps cultivate and grow a collection of rare and endangered alpine plants. You are empowering the possibility for seed collection on Mt. Evans for the Smithsonian Global Genome Initiative project. You are bringing to light the important conservation and sustainability message surrounding roots as a hidden support system that supplies our food crops with water and nutrients to over 100,000 visitors.

Thank you for joining us in creating and protecting the future for generations to come. This summer the Gardens we will be revealing the following new and updated features:

Introduction of new outdoor interpretation exhibit to transform the Garden experience.

Redesign of front entrance border flower beds.

Publish North American Strategy for Alpine Plant Conservation in partnership with Denver Botanic Gardens – A plan to guide the role of botanic gardens to conserve the alpine flora from impacts such as habitat degradation and climate change.

“Betty’s Market” – an interactive farmer’s market in the Children’s Garden.

Thank you for your partnership and creating the future with us. Your support makes a BIG impact on the work we can do to maintain one of the world’s most important collections of alpine flora and create a beautiful place for all to enjoy.

How can you create the future today?

Click HERE to become a Member or gift a membership.

The Gardens is actively involved in conserving and researching one of the most vulnerable ecosystems in the world – the Alpine Tundra.

Click HERE to become a Member or gift a membership.



Member Benefits


*For more information and a complete list of gardens included in the Reciprocal Admissions Program CLICK HERE.

Become a Member or Gift a Membership

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