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Santa Ynez Valley Botanic Garden

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Interesting for a short visit

A pleasant, educational visit at the end of River View Park, but quickly lost the grandchildrens... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2017
Bellflower, California
Should Be Glorious Next Spring

I went for a photo shoot in August, 2017. One of the master gardeners there explained to me that... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2017
Santa Maria, California
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29 Sep 2017
“Reason to go it's free”
14 Sep 2017
“Interesting for a short visit”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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151 Sycamore Drive, At River View Park, Buellton, CA 93427
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Reviewed September 29, 2017

I think this is maintained by volunteers and after a long hot summer this place was lacking. Saw it mentioned somewhere and since it had no admission thought we would stop and I can't rally call this a Botanical Garden - maybe just a nature...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Debra T
Reviewed September 14, 2017

A pleasant, educational visit at the end of River View Park, but quickly lost the grandchildrens' attention because of the proximity to the playgrounds and open green grassy field, ideal for running and playing for the younger set. We did enjoy our short walk through...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank JudyBellflower
Reviewed August 16, 2017

I went for a photo shoot in August, 2017. One of the master gardeners there explained to me that it is a garden of native plants, not necessarily landscape plants. I still found lots to look at, but I'm sure I will enjoy it even...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank SMGrandma
Reviewed April 8, 2017

A small botanic garden but very nice. An easy and pleasant walk for all ages. Any age group would enjoy the experience

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Alyson S
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Small garden - but a real little gem and easy to walk around for any age. Little children - would love it - and it's a very relaxing place for adults too.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Katie A
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