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Quarryhill Botanical Garden

12841 Hwy 12, Glen Ellen, CA 95442-9742
+1 707-996-3166
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A pre-eminent Asian botanical garden in Sonoma

What a find. We never knew this place existed until this year, but now that we know we will be... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Denver, Colorado
Misleading information about when it is open

We went there on a Monday at 12 noon. The website said it would be open. The sign at the entrance... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
David G
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  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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12841 Hwy 12, Glen Ellen, CA 95442-9742
+1 707-996-3166
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

What a find. We never knew this place existed until this year, but now that we know we will be back. Beautiful plantings and as much information and detail as you could want. What a beautiful place. Even if you just want to admire the...More

Thank pnati0n
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We went there on a Monday at 12 noon. The website said it would be open. The sign at the entrance said we had to register at the Visitor Center. The Visitor Center had a sign that said OPEN. But the doors were locked, the...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We drove almost 2 hrs just to see this hidden gem in sonoma valley and it's worth it because it's still beautiful even without the blooms! Can't wait to come back in spring!:)

1  Thank Olive N
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We went in January, so most plants are dormant, so not much to see in terms of plants. They have decent hiking trails. They can provide a golf cart ride to and from the arbor for people who have difficulty walking uphill. The rest of...More

Thank Jerry S
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Wonderful way to spend an afternoon experiencing easy walking and observing all the unusual trees and plants from Asia. Very nice gift shop.

Thank geminidancing1849
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We drove to the Quarryhill Botanical Garden from Healdsburg. This is a bit of a drive as it is a some distance from Hwy 101. The gift shop was fairly interesting with some unusual things we found for Christmas presents. The gardens themselves left something...More

2  Thank StevoinMinnesoto
Reviewed 28 November 2016

we visited in mid November. Very few blooming but plenty of shrubs & trees with beautiful berries in incredible colors! we took the docent tour in a golf cart ( worth the extra few dollars) to see the whole garden and get the history and...More

1  Thank Carolie A
Reviewed 13 October 2016

In October, when we visited, crews were harvesting red grapes from the vineyards on both side of the Garden parking lot. The new bathrooms nearby are new and very clean. Fees are only $10 with children free and seniors free every Tuesday. The Self-Guided Tour...More

Thank William L
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This is a well-labelled plantsman's garden, although somewhat past its best at the end of summer. Would be best seen earlier in the year - probably May or June rather than Sept when we visited. What it lacks in design it more than makes up...More

Thank NG54
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We enjoyed our visit to the Gardens, but the drought and the time of year made the floral display somewhat limited. We just love being outdoors, though, so it was still a pleasant walk through the hills and we loved seeing all of the trees...More

Thank RDC72
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