Desert Garden

Currently Open
  • Address: Zoo Pl, San Diego, CA 92104, 92101, United States
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +1-6195258213
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Garden, Family And Kids, Landmarks, Gardens

Desert Garden - Review

Located in Balboa park, this 2.5 acre garden contains over 1300 plants associated to desert and arid biomes from around the planet. Though you can visit practically anytime and be fascinated by these strange things, the main blooming period is from January to March. It truly feels like stepping into a whole different world. Check out the Joshua tree, palo verde, Quiver tree, Agave salmiana, Agave attenuata, Euphorbia ingens, Prickly pear, Euphorbia ammak, and the other weirdly named plants.

Desert Garden Information

  • Do not carve grafitti into the plants.

How To reach Desert Garden by Public Transport

  • By Bus 7 stop Park Bl & Village Pl.

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TripHobo Highlights for Desert Garden

  • Desert Garden Address: Zoo Pl, San Diego, CA 92104, 92101, United States
  • Desert Garden Contact Number: +1-6195258213
  • Desert Garden Timing: 24-hrs
  • Desert Garden Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Desert Garden(preferred time): 11:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Desert Garden: 01:00 Hrs
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  • Website: http://balboapark.org/in-the-park/desert-garden
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Things to Know Before Visiting Desert Garden

  • 0.13% of people who visit San Diego include Desert Garden in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Desert Garden visit around 5 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Desert Garden

Saturday

95% of people prefer walking in order to reach Desert Garden

People normally club together Botanical Building and Spreckels Organ Pavilion while planning their visit to Desert Garden.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Desert Garden, San Diego Reviews

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  • Like a Home in a garden. Many animal friends an lovely plants of the kind one dreams of. A good walk an rest place for people to share an keep safe an clean.

  • Good place for quiet walk and many cacti and roses to view..

  • It's a nice place... except for all the brain dead losers who carved their initials into the cacti.

  • Super cool cacti and things here!

  • Beautiful area in Balboa Park just be ready for some hills if you walk toward Zoo Place

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