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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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A garden lovers paradise.

A wonderful collection of trees and plants.Also beautiful headlands with great views of the ocean.

Reviewed May 12, 2012
Rancho Cordova, California

We thoroughly enjoyed this very natural area, which is wonderful for walking, or just sitting. On... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2012
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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens offers everything from colorful displays to thunderous waves. The mild maritime climate makes it a garden for all seasons, attracting gardeners and nature lovers. With manicured formal gardens, a dense coastal pine...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
18220 N Highway 1, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-8773
+1 707-964-4352
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Reviewed May 12, 2012

A wonderful collection of trees and plants.Also beautiful headlands with great views of the ocean.

Thank BobDroke
Reviewed May 11, 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed this very natural area, which is wonderful for walking, or just sitting. On site is a Garden Store and Nursery where one can purchase different plants.

Thank Travellers230
Reviewed May 6, 2012

We saw the Rhododendrons and they were at their best. All of the different gardens were special. You can get lunch there also and don't miss the ICECREAM that was the best.

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Reviewed May 6, 2012

Beautiful gardens, lots of walking paths, and when the fog allows, nice views of the sea.

Thank Nhiker
Reviewed May 4, 2012

Stopped by on our way home, but at $14 per person, more than we wanted to pay, especially as since it was a cold and overcast day.

Thank Mikkel M
Reviewed May 1, 2012

Absolutely wonderful, great little walk with stunning views must bring a camera!

Thank tah0e
Reviewed April 30, 2012

Loved the trails, bring comfy shoes and your camera!

Thank cinnord
Reviewed April 23, 2012

A bit pricey for the experience (about $14 for adults). Nice views of the coast.

1  Thank Steven B
Reviewed April 22, 2012

We usually visit Fort Bragg 2-4 times a year and try to take a walk at the Botanical Gardens each time - so we finally took out a membership (individual memberships $35/50 or $60 for a household if you're 60+). It is rhododendron season now,...More

Thank SaraEOakland
Reviewed April 20, 2012

A must see for every season! The grounds are wonderful and dog friendly!

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Response from Gina B | Reviewed this property |
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Response from MendoBotanicGardens | Property representative |
Hello! We have rhododendrons blooming as early as December but peak bloom is normally between April and mid-May. We are hosting the annual Rhododendron Show on May 5 and 6 this year. The event regularly includes around 800... More
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Unfortunately I don’t know...but am sure of you were to look on the website it may tell you. Evie