Beautiful gardens. Mostly manicured, but some areas less so. Fantastic dahlia garden, with many colors, varieties. Easy walk to the shore at the back of the gardens. Became an... read more
Our mission is to engage and enrich lives by displaying and conserving...
Our mission is to engage and enrich lives by displaying and conserving plants in harmony with our Northern California coastal ecosystems.
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 forest, native flora and habitats, fern-covered canyons, camellias, rhododendrons, magnolias and conifers, heaths and heathers, and flower-filled coastal bluffs overlooking the blue ocean, the garden is a jewel on the Pacific Coast.
Open daily except the Saturday after Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. March-October 9am-5pm, November-February 9am-4pm.
Rhody's Cafe, located in the Gardens, serves fresh, locally made lunches, coffee drinks, desserts, and Cowlicks'Hand Made Ice Cream. Picnic lunches are available. Open April-September, 11am-4pm.
The Garden Store and Nursery on the Plaze are open daily. There is no admission charge to visit the Store, Nursery, or Cafe.