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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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An easy to walk "garden" with an amazing collection of different cactus and interesting informative signs about the different types of cactus, how they survive, etc. We planned to spend 1-2 hours here but could have stayed all day. We also noticed that young children...More
The gardens were lovely! We had a great experience even though I only had 1 foot! Free wheelchair was a nice touch but the volunteers really make this venue! I really wish I could have experienced the park at night as under the lights this...More
This was a great way to learn the flora of the desert. The gardens offer easy walking walking paths and easy eiwing of all areas. The best part of the gardens is the light show in the evening. They use laser lights and music to...More
I’ve been a member of the garden for close to twenty years and after having visited botanical gardens across the country still believe this to be one of the top ones. It does of course specialize in desert type plants and has an amazing variety...More
I was thinking “eh, it’s a garden” and ended up being wowed a number of times. Thee wasn’t much color in February, but going at night, we were pleasantly surprised to see a ton of color via the light show at night. They offer beer...More
We love The Desert Botanical Garden. Last time we were here, we saw the Chihuly Installation, and it was fabulous. This time, we came to see the electric light show, which we also really enjoyed. The lights were set to music and projected on the...More
In daytime, this is an outstanding collection of desert plants. At night (at least this month) it turned into a fantastic light show. Brilliant lights are choreographed to dance over the exhibits, creating a surreal desert scene. This is a Must See attraction.
We visited on a recent trip to the Phoenix area and not only explored the facilities but also ate at their restaurant. We also stayed for the light and music show going on now. Higher recommend a visit here.