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Discover the tranquil vibrancy of desert plants nestled amid the red rocks of the Papago Buttes. Visitors can stroll through five thematic trails to explore the fascinating beauty of the Sonoran Desert, from towering cacti and alluring succulents to...more
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The garden is tastefully done and easy to walk. We attended the Las Noches de las luminarias event in December. It was fascinating and so well done. The entertainment throughout the garden added to the atmosphere and was well worth stopping to hear. I would...More
We try to get here every time we vacation in Phoenix/Scottsdale ! Amazing Desert Oasis of plants flowers and wildlife. Friendly Helpful and Knowledgeable Staff have stands throughout the trails to assist in understanding the various gardens. A beautiful way to spend a day.
It is an incredible garden with a vast array of plants.
The Butterfly Sanctuary was out of this world.
The landscape and plants are so much different than the vegetation that we have in Canada. It was nice to stroll through the park.
I ended meandering through this oasis for 3 hours. I was alone while husband was there on business. Bud and Carlos who are volunteers took a lot of time talking to me. I felt very strange walking this masterpiece because I’m moving there from the...More
We went to the Luminaries show the first week in December. They have electric lights and hippy like music, not the music/sounds you'd like for Christmas. The atmosphere was not that great, dark of course, but you couldn't really understand a true path to walk...More
My grownup son and I went there to spend a couple of afternoon hours together before he flew back home. It's a really lovely garden, carefully laid out and divided into sections according to types and areas. They had some really incredible specimens of cactus...More
This botanic garden has a fabulous collection of cacti and succulents, beautifully landscaped and displayed. The nighttime Electric Desert exhibition with brings another wonderful dimension to the collection with gorgeous laser projections that make the plants come alive with color and movement. Gertrude's Restaurant is...More
Put on your walking or hiking shoes. This is a big botanical garden and there's a lot to see. Loved it! There were lots of big saguaro cactus along with hundreds, perhaps thousands of native plants. Enjoyed the butterfly and hummingbird gardens along with seeing...More
This place has plants we didn't even know existed. The docents are most helpful and the guideposts are helpful. The garden is completely full of all varieties of plants, mostly desert species from all over the world. And on top of that, the restaurant if...More
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If you have ever been to the gardens in the day time, I'd go at the night time. But you won't see the cauctus as well at night. Just the lights. If you are a senior citizen I'd suggest you take a flash light to help you see... More
If you have ever been to the gardens in the day time, I'd go at the night time. But you won't see the cauctus as well at night. Just the lights. If you are a senior citizen I'd suggest you take a flash light to help you see the path.