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Desert Botanical Garden

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The Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix is a spectacular location and well worth the ample admission... read more

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Maple Valley, Washington
See the gorgeous desert up close

Beautiful during the daytime and stunning at night. The restaurant Gertrude's has lovely patio... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gilbert, Arizona
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Located in Papago Park, these gardens offer visitors an opportunity to learn about desert flora.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1201 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3490
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Reviewed yesterday

The Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix is a spectacular location and well worth the ample admission price. Every variety of cactus and related desert plant seems to be all in this one place. There is also a section that has displays of traditional Native American...More

Thank Mazzio2013
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful during the daytime and stunning at night. The restaurant Gertrude's has lovely patio dining and great local ingredients. And check out the holiday event Luminarias....walk the garden at night listening to music groups. Great for the whole family.

Thank CarynInArizona
Reviewed 3 days ago

The DBG is a jewell! If you are visiting Phoenix, plan a few hours at least to check it out, have lunch or dinner and just enjoy! The plant life is amazing and it is so well laid out. The staff is super friendly and...More

Thank bertprostor
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a must see Desert Botanical Garden in the Phoenix/Scottsdale AZ area. The garden has been added to significantly over the years, with differently landscaped desert friendly areas, a butterfly garden, a raised garden area with info on growing veggies and herbs in the...More

Thank E W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very hot, very quiet, stay away from crowds, I guess August was too hot to visit during the day time. Otherwise it was experience to see most of plants from deserts not like others botanical garden.

Thank wan c
Reviewed 4 days ago

A Must Place to visit, Absolutely Fabulous, Stunning array of Cati, beautiful plants, we were so lucky to see an abundance of butterflies this visit even managed to take great photos of them.. Tips take plenty of water it can be very hot & definitely...More

Thank annemacmillan
Reviewed 4 days ago

Love botanical gardens and this one did not disappoint. Dessert species everywhere. A little way from the central downtown Phoenix.

Thank Elsa R
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited the garden with friends. There were so many beautiful plants and trees to see. There was a shorter path, if you stayed on the brick path, or you could go on the extra little paths that circled back to the main path. Wear...More

Thank retired1m2
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

25.00 to get an all day pass and I think it was worth it. We went in the late morning and it turned out to still be way too hot to walk around. It was so cool though. Perfect if your a photographer. They have...More

Thank BuckMachete
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great destination. Beautiful garden in the city. Peaceful and you forgot you're in the city.Highly recommend

Thank Anna R
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Jessica R
September 21, 2018|
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Response from Bugsey829 | Reviewed this property |
In the Garden, but not the restaurant.
Mel A
August 13, 2018|
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Response from Susan P | Reviewed this property |
No, discount for disabled. It's $24.95 general admission and $12.95 for youth 3-17. The Culture Pass is a good discount. Depending on the level of disability, keep in mind that some of the paths are unpaved and uneven.
Lydia H
June 19, 2018|
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