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Desert Botanical Garden

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Address: 1201 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3490
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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 nice stroll anytime

a beautiful desert garden with much to see. Take the tour. Our guide Sonny was awesome! Very knowledgeable and funny! then stroll around on your own. I'm sure the Spring and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

a beautiful desert garden with much to see. Take the tour. Our guide Sonny was awesome! Very knowledgeable and funny! then stroll around on your own. I'm sure the Spring and Summer are prettier times to see the plants in bloom but this was still nice. Also visit the gift shop..lots of cool things!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My boys say they are too old to go now but we went last year for my son that just turned 5 at that time and went to the butterfly exhibit and they had an absolute blast they talk about it for weeks after we go. It has always been something great to see.

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Chehalis, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed this somewhat and I liked learning the names of some of the cactus that we'd already seen while hiking in the area, however I would have enjoyed it a lot more if it had been about half the price. For the two of us it was $44. Lastly, on the day we were there, preparations were going on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Desert Botanical Gardens has left an impression on me that is truly memorable. The garden is so beautifully landscaped and will want you coming back many more times. They have a wonderful gift shop that makes you want to start a garden of your own. This is a great place for families and children, as they have educational classes.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The variety of desert plants is fabulous! The trails were well marked and our walks provided a wonderful diversion after a long day of work.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went in the summer because family was visiting then but it was a little too warm during the day. I have been more than once and I would go again. it is a great place to get in some walking and enjoy the beauty of the natural vegitation from around the state. If you are curious about the names... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Desert Botanical Garden is a must see for the Phoenix visitor. Excellent displays throughout. Guides and helpers willing to share their knowledge are throughout the attraction. Easy to walk for all levels of fitness. Amazed over variety of cacti we saw on site. Good information throughout.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have gone to the Desert Botanical Garden several times. Each season is beautiful and special. There is always something to learn about living in the high desert. A great place to go with family and friends.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful evening spent with our family at the gardens. The hand bells are always one of our favorites. The kids enjoyed the event as much as the adults.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The stunning gardens all themed around the desert will shock you with the variety of desert life. While the wildflower trail did not have many blossoms in the middle of the winter a kind local showed us photos on her phone of the stunning spring and summer flowers. Visit the 2nd tuesday of the month for free admission. There is... More 

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