Descanso Gardens

A 150-acre urban retreat of botanical collections and seasonal horticultural displays. Collections include California native plants, a five-acre Rose Garden, Japanese Garden with a koi-filled stream and teahouse, Camellia collection, Oak Forest, an Ancient Forest with plants from the days of dinosaurs and much more.

The Enchanted Railroad, Sturt Haaga Gallery (contemporary art), historic Boddy House, and the Descanso Café are also on site.

Family events and workshops throughout the year; check the calendar on their site. School and educational programs are also offered.

Experience their new art installation by Adam Schwerner called Your (Un)natural Garden, explore rooms that will surprise you – from hundreds of bells playing to feather boas hanging from the ceiling. Included in the price of admission, no reservations required. Exhibit is available from April 16, 2022 to January 8, 2023.

Free admission every third Tuesday of each month.



Descanso Gardens
1418 Descanso Drive,
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
(818) 949-4200

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