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Desert Botanical Garden

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1201 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3490
+1 480-941-1225
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Great selection of native plants and wildlife. Wide range of cactus and other succulents. It has a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
washington dc
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Cactus land

You want to see cactus left, cactus wright cactus everywhere? You at the place! I did my report on... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Svetlana L
Riga, Latvia
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Located in Papago Park, these gardens offer visitors an opportunity to learn about desert flora.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1201 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3490
+1 480-941-1225
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great selection of native plants and wildlife. Wide range of cactus and other succulents. It has a nice display area.

Thank weekendwonder1
Reviewed yesterday

You want to see cactus left, cactus wright cactus everywhere? You at the place! I did my report on FB an people in Europe was so excited! Which cacti local animals can use as a hotel? Come and learn it ! Do not forget lots...More

Thank Svetlana L
Reviewed yesterday

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the Desert Botanical Garden. As you can imagine, LOTS of cactus. During the cooler weather, it is a great place to spend a morning walking around. There were lots of beautiful views from some of the areas. If you...More

Thank Suzanne1986
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you visit on Community Tuesdays, which are the 2nd Tuesdays in the month, admission is free or you can make a donation. The collection and display of desert flora and fauna are spectacular, and you'll find something to suit your taste and fancy. Started...More

Thank Jefferson H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice variety of plants, cactus, etc. And saw birds & rabbits too! We missed the luminaries that evening since we went during the day, but imagine it would have been a nice Christmas venue.

Thank DairyHut
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wife and I visited the Garden during Christmas light display. The lights were beautiful. Live music was stationed at different places throughout the location. Areas were available to sit and listen as well as buy cocktails while you enjoyed to sights and sounds. I would...More

Thank Benny E
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went to the Botanical gardens while my husband was in a class. The cost to get in was $24.95 which made me a little glad he couldn't go. The ticket price is seperate from the Zoo which is in a very close proximity. It...More

Thank bombergirl66
Reviewed 5 days ago

Right now it's very beautiful, cool and Luminaries. Nice bright and festive at dusk. Music and great family outing.Dress in layers since the temp does down 10 degrees quickly at night. A must see.

Thank Dree24
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Tickets were 30.00 for this night garden walk which I envisioned to be holiday decorations along the walking trails, more of a music venue, it was cold and didn’t feel very holiday like.More

Thank ttkura
Clare H, Public Relations Manager at Desert Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there! I’m sorry to hear that you didn’t enjoy your time at Las Noches de las Luminarias. We would love to hear more feedback about your experience and how we could have made it better. If you are interested, please contact our guest services...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Desert Botanical Garden no matter what time of year you go is one of the most beautiful places in Phoenix. The Garden is set out in such a way that you feel like you're the only person in the garden when you're walking. There...More

Thank Elizabeth M
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Glenda R
13 November 2017|
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Response from Susan R | Reviewed this property |
Early April and November.
Deborah W
16 October 2017|
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Response from camry76 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have Senior rate. I used our AAA/CAA discount also. Well worth the price to visit. Go every Fall while in PHX.
10 October 2017|
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Response from Wendy S | Reviewed this property |
Yes the paths are very walkable and easily accessed by stroller or wheelchairs. We found several benches all shaded. I would have liked an umbrella also, but I’m British so found the direct sun hot even in the morning