Desert Botanical Garden




Daily 8 a.m. – 8 p.m


General Admission | $24.95 – $29.95

Youth 3 – 17 | $12.95 – $14.95

Children under 3 – FREE

Members – FREE

About Desert Botanical Garden

See over 50,000 desert plants nestled amid the red rocks of the Papago Buttes. The Desert Botanical Garden teaches and inspires everyone who visits with its exhibits and it helps visitors understand, protect, and preserve the desert’s natural beauty. The whole family will enjoy the beautiful views of worldly plants, vibrant trails, world-class exhibitions, festive events, classes, and more. Desert Botanical Garden is committed to the community to advance excellence in education, research, exhibition, and conservation of desert plants of the planet, emphasizing the Sonoran Desert.
Don’t think the desert is all dirt and tumbleweeds! Desert Botanical Garden is home to thousands of species of cactus, trees, and flowers from all over the world! When visiting the 140 acres of the Desert Botanical Garden you and the entire family will learn to enjoy the beauty of the desert and care about it!
Discover over 55 acres under cultivation, more than 50,000 plant displays showcased in beautiful outdoor exhibits, and more! Desert Botanical Garden is 1 of only 24 botanical gardens accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (formerly American Association of Museums) and it counts on 731 volunteers, 63,769 volunteer hours, 116 full-time staff members, 538,834 annual attendees, 38,873 member households, 11,639 school children on guided field trips, 4,482 species in the Living Collection, and 485 rare and endangered species in care at the Garden.
There are many activities and things to do at Desert Botanical Garden, where children of all ages and their families can get to enjoy and participate in hands-on, nature-based walks, activities, and experiences in a safe, fun, and beautiful environment. Families can choose among the Girls Scout Program, Family Programs, Garden Camp Adventures, Teens in the Garden Programs, and more!
Have a different and unique experience with the family at Desert Botanical Garden! Explore and learn about Arizona’s nature in the best place to do so! Desert Botanical Garden is a great option for family activities in Phoenix!

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