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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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Cute little house and amazing gardens, a must for cacti and succulent "aficionados". For us it was wonderful that they allow our dog to join us.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Fallbrook, California

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Fallbrook, California
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Cute little house and amazing gardens, a must for cacti and succulent "aficionados". For us it was wonderful that they allow our dog to join us.

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Palm Springs, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Moorten Botanical Garden is located in the south end of Palm Springs. It is run by Clark Moorten whose parents started the garden years ago. Slim Moorten (the father of Clark) designed the Frontier Land landscaping for Walt Disney. Disney used to own a home in Smoke Tree Ranch. Many weddings and events are held here. Walkways provide viewing of... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This is a great place to visit if you are in Palm Springs, not far from downtown. For $4 entrance fee, you get to enjoy the beauty of different styles of Cacti. The Cactarium is one of a kind and the variety of Cacti are very interesting. If you want to buy some desert plants. they are selling several for... More 

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North Buckinghamshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 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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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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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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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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Additional Information about Moorten Botanical Garden

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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