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Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden

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Serene walking grounds

These gardens are amazing! You can take your time walking and taking in the fresh air, perfumed by... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
EstelaRosa
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San Francisco, California
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Native Plants

This Botanic Garden focuses on Native Plants from specific climate zones in California. There are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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1500 N College Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-3157
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

These gardens are amazing! You can take your time walking and taking in the fresh air, perfumed by the fantastic array of plants and trees. The areas are well kept and easily identified folage is a plus. Don't go in a hurry!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank EstelaRosa
Reviewed 3 days ago

This Botanic Garden focuses on Native Plants from specific climate zones in California. There are great walking paths and a store where you can get excellent local native plants. Nice gift shop.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AnnIreland19
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden on the day after New Year’s Day 2019. We specifically visited because of the banners on the lights in the Village advertising the Origami art display. We were not disappointed in the least. First of all, this sits...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mjogg11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mostly Catues or dry Plants. They do have some Beautiful Joshua Trees. Nice Park like setting but not very eventful. They do charge $9. I prefer the Botanical Gardens in Riverside which was free.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 13, 2018

This is perfect for small children to learn and get hands on. The events are great, lots of learning.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank NikkiB1761
Reviewed December 9, 2018

I was not impressed as I compare it to other botanical gardens I have been to, but at the same time, I did enjoy it very much. The weather was perfect and the stroll was a delight. Nature is nature. Enjoy!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

If you want to see what this part of California looked like before mankind changed it, this place will give you a sense of that. It will also expose you to a variety of other plants and animals that can thrive in this area.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

We always visit the gardens while traveling. This garden is special with hills, woodlands and some great views. They keep it more natural so you feel like you're in a national park. They have art exhibitions that change making it a new place to visit....More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank BoxStudioLLC
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

I have visited this lovely botanical retreat at several different times of year when I visit Claremont and it is always worthwhile. An easy walk from the Doubletree Hotel, only 15 minutes away by foot. Best to go first thing in the morning when the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

I'm not a botanist and, frankly, I know very little about plants, but I do know beauty, which this place has in spades. Be it walking or meditating, this a great place for it.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Stephanie B
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Response from Joan H | Reviewed this property |
Hi Stephanie: Yes, there is an admission fee: $9 for adults, seniors $6, students $6 and children (ages 3-12) $4. Throughout the year they have "free admission days". Check out their web site for the dates. Hope this... More
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