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“Outstanding!”

Desert Botanical Garden
Ranked #2 of 232 things to do in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Located in Papago Park, these gardens offer visitors an opportunity to learn about desert flora.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
Reviewed March 26, 2013

Everything-the cacti are gorgeous-butterfly display is great every year. Enjoyed Gertrude's where the food is outstanding.

Thank Charlotte A
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Reviewed March 25, 2013

My favorite attraction in the greater Phoenix area! Lots of shade and lots to see! Whether you live in an arid climate or not, this is a wonderful place to visit and get ideas for your own property. And great restaurants too.

Thank SusanJ2920
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Reviewed March 25, 2013

This botanical garden concentrates the desert plants making them assessable. The paths lead around several desert environments. There are wildflowers and herb areas. I enjoyed the free tours and learned about the way plants adapt to the desert. This weekend there were a lot of artists. They are going to sell their art in a few weeks. The restaurant is very good.

Thank charles6346
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Reviewed March 25, 2013

We visited during the holiday season for the Lumineria, when they light up the garden paths and have live music, etc. It was beautiful! You could still see enough of the plants - even though it was nighttime - to make it a worthwhile trip for plant enthusiasts.

Thank Cindy O
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Reviewed March 24, 2013

We used a Groupon over the Christmas holidays to visit the Garden. We didn't know what to expect and were pleasantly surprised at what we found. Only one disappointment and that was that the four seasons display was closed for repairs to the lights because of rain the night before. Everything else about the site was fantastic and we will visit again.

1  Thank LUVSASKATCHEWAN
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