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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Gorgeos

Love the gardens, and when you get to the end of the trail you are confronted by extraordinary... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
2Guys
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Willits, California
Very Beautiful and Relaxing Afternoon

Fort Bragg was a stopover during our redwood/Pacific Coast Highway trip. We had an afternoon and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Flying_Texan
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Houston, Texas
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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...more
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18220 N Highway 1, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-8773
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife wanted to visit here, but since we arrived at 4 p.m. (and the gardens closes at 5 p.m.), we were not allowed to buy tickets and enter. So come earlier in the afternoon! The place looks huge and if you love flowers, it...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the gardens, and when you get to the end of the trail you are confronted by extraordinary coastal views. During the right season you can also spot wales here.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fort Bragg was a stopover during our redwood/Pacific Coast Highway trip. We had an afternoon and decided to visit three gardens. We are glad that we did. First, at $15 (discounted to $12 by our motel) it's very inexpensive. The flowers were beautiful as was...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It terms of size, this garden is not a extensive as Butchart Gardens in Victoria, Canada or the Bronx Gardens in NYC. That said, it is was a most pleasant and surprising find on the CA Coast. The day we visited, the weather was glorious:...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Barry M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After passing the gardens over the years, I decided this was the trip. My visit was so worth it - lovely flowers, plants; well maintained, stunning ocean views. I'll be back!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this place, didn’t have enough time the first time and came back. Beautiful gardens with a walk to the sea. Many benches to sit on along the route. There is an outdoor cafe also with a decent variety - I had a hummus...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the grandkids to the gardens over the holidays and they were decorated from dirt to sky. What a fun and spectacular visit for the whole family. They also had fresh made food and drinks available. The plants were also beautiful and would be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by here on a sunny day. Admission fees reasonable. Lovely walks through well cultivated gardens. Plants well labelled. Walk to the coastal path well signed. Spent over two hours without noticing the time. Good gift shop.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank tdsjjd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely gardens with a small flat hike out to the ocean's edge. Really nice area and pretty flowers. Different than a lot of gardens I've visited. One hour to hour-and-a-half should be enough time.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We often visit gardens and when we saw the Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden we had to stop. It was a very wet and rainy day but that didn’t matter. We ate at the little cafe on site - very tasty! And with our raincoats and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from MendoBotanicGardens | Property representative |
Hello! We have rhododendrons blooming as early as December but peak bloom is normally between April and mid-May. We are hosting the annual Rhododendron Show on May 5 and 6 this year. The event regularly includes around 800... More
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