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Moorten Botanical Garden

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Address: 1701 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264
Phone Number: 760-327-6555
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Hiking, Group tours/walking tour
Description: Visitors are fascinated by this huge collection of cacti and flowers amid...
Visitors are fascinated by this huge collection of cacti and flowers amid scenic nature trails.
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Charming and fun

This is a lovely, quirky little place. Great value, and 1 hour to visit. Fascinating collection of cacti. We loved it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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North Buckinghamshire
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66 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This is a lovely, quirky little place. Great value, and 1 hour to visit. Fascinating collection of cacti. We loved it.

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Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Wow, this is a fabulous place, and some types of cacti I Had never seen before of course. A beautiful spot well worth a visit, not suitable for young children though. Take time to discover so many different varieties. Very relaxing to wander along the trail. Well done to the owner for preserving and maintaining these gardens.

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New Cumberland, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

If was a hot Sunday afternoon when we decided to visit Moorten Botanical Gardens. Established in 1938 by the Moorten family. The family were plant specialists and they turned their residence estate into a living museum. They boast of having a collection of more than 3000 varieties of plants most of which are cacti. The gardens are not huge and... More 

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Alhambra, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Mr. Moorten is wonderful. Sweet to our children, knowledgable about plants... wonderful atmosphere. Really, really enjoyed our time there.

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Lovely little place if you like cacti & desert plants (which I do!). Very peaceful place to wonder round.

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Genoa, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Moorten's is the type of attraction you would expect to have seen in the 40's or 50's when people from Omaha on their driving vacation would stop by to see exotic varieties of cactus to tell the folks back home about. It was founded in 1938 and Palm Springs has expanded around it which adds to the charm, and to... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

It's small, so not a lot of walking, but you can spend an hour in there with the most amazing plants!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

You need to park on the road outside this small well kept garden of cacti and succulents. It is an interesting stroll around the plants which also attract birds. There are also some captive desert tortoises. Well worth the 4 dollar admission fee.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

If you are interested in cactus and succulent plants, there are many varieties here. We visited this place first about 30 years ago, so you can imagine that there are some plants that are very large and mature. It doesn't take long to go through, is inexpensive, and is also dog-friendly.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The owner of this establishment wrecklessly allows his pit bills to roam loosely around the property and neighborhood. DO NOT visit this establishment, and certainly don't do so with your pets, unleashed pit bills are a danger to life and it is only a matter of time before Palm Springs becomes the next national headline of a hideous death caused... More 

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Additional Information about Moorten Botanical Garden

Address: Address: 1701 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264
Phone Number: 760-327-6555
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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