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Desert Botanical Garden

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Address: 1201 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008
Phone Number: +1 480-941-1225
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Located in Papago Park, these gardens offer visitors an opportunity to...

Located in Papago Park, these gardens offer visitors an opportunity to learn about desert flora.

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A Novel Idea

Well laid out and a very interesting garden, which had a good lot of variety in the desert plants. The hill could have been better utilised and a friendly pathway/ steps created... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Rajkot
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well laid out and a very interesting garden, which had a good lot of variety in the desert plants. The hill could have been better utilised and a friendly pathway/ steps created to reach the top of the hill. I'm sure it would provide a great view of Phoenix at "lights up'" time. Enjoyed the visit

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Scottsdale, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is fantastic and I love it! I love the grounds, the plant variety, the attention to detail, the food, drinks and people working there. If you are visiting Arizona or is a native it's a place you must visit - just probably not in the middle of summer!

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Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not only fabulous plants of all types, but special musical events, Gertrude's Restaurant (fabulous), Luminarias at Christmas,and lots more special events throughout the entire year! Plant sales, even a day to bring your dog, lots and lots of great classes! This place is magical!

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Thank barb321
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A wonderful way to enjoy a Phoenix winter night. A peaceful walk through the garden with the beautiful lights of Bruce Munro: Sonoran Light. we had s'mores and hot cocoa around a fire pit ......very enjoyable

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Addison, Illinois, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is so cool! Being a midwesterner has it's ups and downs. The downs being that we don't have ANYTHING cool at all to see. Coming down here really makes me want to move out to the area. This garden had a flashlight tour that we participated in (it is self-guided) and it was really awesome. There are a... More 

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our "5th" season, the monsoon season, is especially delightful. Early morning visits are the best, as the wildlife, birds and plants seem to perk up! On a cloudy day, it's even more evident. Come see and enjoy "our desert garden", you won't be disappointed and don't forget the coffee, hot or cold and your camera. Milk P.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love the fact that they have days dedicated to dog owners, with fun events, and lots of water stations. It was fun to see all of the other owners taking their pets on an outing!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I took a quick trip to the Desert Botanical Gardens. It didn't turn into a quick trip......so much to see, so much information through out the gardens. Will definitely take out of town guests so they can appreciate our deserts. With the restaurant on the grounds, good place to have a bite or a drink too!

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mesa, az
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We recently visited the Desert Botanical Garden for the umpteenth time and it just continues to get more beautiful with every visit. Their blend of architecture components in garden spaces is so unexpected and interesting. The garden is a great place to find peace in the center of our bustling city.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

great place for walking and learning about plants. people who work there are very helpful and knowledgable.

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