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UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley

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Past Strawberry Canyon is the 34-acre Botanical Garden, which holds about 13,000 species of plants. The species are organized according to regions of the world, and the garden has a great collection of native Californian plants. Bring a picnic...more
200 Centennial Dr, Berkeley, CA 94720-5045
+1 510-643-2755
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

The garden has a number of trails - some trails that are an easy walk and some that go up hills and in and around the plants. You could spend quite some time in this garden if you try to go on every trail. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tinaNtravel
Reviewed December 29, 2018

We took the docent tour which takes 90 minutes. Our docent was generally knowledgeable and interesting although a bit quirky. Our group had a real mix of interest and some limited attention spans. The garden is huge so even after 90 minutes we had hardly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Katherine R
Reviewed December 14, 2018

We went to the garden on a weekday afternoon on a cold, on-and-of-sprinkling day. A docent was giving a free tour and we were the only ones there, so we leapt at the chance. Because of some time pressures, we didn't get to see all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

This botanical garden is a miniture California in the sense of plants. The whole area is divided into several parts to showcase plants in different climates in the states. This design enables the visitor to step out of the desert and walk right into the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank shihyingtan
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Redwoods are impressive on their own, but to have rare rhododendrons and magnolias set underneath them is something that no other garden can reproduce. Other gardens in the area have redwood groves, but none have integrated them so naturally with botanical wonders from across the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

Beautiful landscape; great for photos and learning about plant life from all over the world. It's like a hiking trail with markers to give distinctions to the various plants. It was a very nice experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alib252
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Walked the 1.2 mile up from Graduate Hotel and that was a pretty walk. Then enjoyed winding thru the paths and exploring all the different. Environments. Great outdoor outing on a beautiful day.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dabuddy
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I live this place. It has many different environments to visit from ponds to deserts. Wild and unusual plants, and you can buy some at the shop.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MzSandy
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

beautiful garden can we visited year-round as there are many sections reflecting different parts of California including cactus garden. But I like it in the spring when all the rhododendron and azalea are blooming around the creek. This is in a hilly environment with a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank peggymendelson
Reviewed September 12, 2018

As others have said this is a very large and well maintained botanical garden. What I like the most about it is that it is not super busy all the time and you have the opportunity to lose yourself in a corner of the garden...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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November 7, 2017|
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Response from manders2016 | Reviewed this property |
We were there in early August. It was the between -season....between flowering peak and fall colors. But it was still worthwhile to seel.
Laila C
February 16, 2017|
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Response from SanseiSenior | Reviewed this property |
I would allow at least 2 hours.
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