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Moorten Botanical Garden

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Address: 1701 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264-8936
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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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Just a short drive from the center of town, the gardens provided lots in interesting information on desert flora.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Marlboro, New Jersey
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Marlboro, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just a short drive from the center of town, the gardens provided lots in interesting information on desert flora.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a small garden, predominantly full of cactus in Palm Springs. It took 30 minutes for a good look round and the $5 entry fee reflects this. Nothing else like it in Palm Springs so take the location into account when visiting. My partner who is into gardening enjoyed it

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Anoka, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A pleasant diversion from the shops of Palm Springs. Lots of different cactuses, kind of funky presentation.

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Niagara Falls, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The garden was full of lovely cactus and desert plants. Their gift shop had adorable items to take home with you. I have mobility issues and walked around it easily enough as there were benches scattered throughout the garden. It was lovely and I would recommend it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is truly an oasis and a must visit when in Palm Springs. Located at the south end of town you will need your GPS to find. Go to the website for added hours etc. The gardens are a fantastic collection of desert plants. A stroll through the gardens should take about an hour. Enjoy...great photo opportunity

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Moorten Botanical Garden, Palm Springs, CA – February 2017 I never knew there were so many varieties of cactus and desert landscape plants. Whooda thunk it! It’s an educational experience without the classroom and outside in the fresh air. They give you real-life plant examples of desert plant life that grows throughout the southern California and Mexican areas. Photo buffs... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's only five bucks to enter this very unique little garden. If you're even remotely interest in desert flora, it's definitely worth a look.

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Capistrano Beach, California, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Garden is owned and run the the original owner, Mr Moorten and is kept up as an exhibit of botanicals indigenous to the Coachella Valley as well other deserts in the world . Service is what one would expect at a well run family business as to friendliness and help.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little garden is more quirky than slick but that is it's charm. The variety of succulents from around the world is amazing to see and my family enjoyed taking close-up photos. After walking the path and exploring the green house, you end up in an area with many cacti of all sizes that can be purchased for reasonable prices.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Moorten Botanical Gardens with a group in February 2017. We had the pleasure of having a guided tour by Clark Moorten, the owner. His tour, accompanied by personal anecdotes about the garden, was a lovely experience. We went at dusk, which made for amazing photo opportunities. Strongly recommend a trip on your next visit to Palm Springs.

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