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South Coast Botanic Garden

26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274
+1 310-544-1948
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Commune with Nature

i visit the gardens almost every weekend. The flora gardens are ever changing and the staff and... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Palos Verdes Estates, California
via mobile
Always something in bloom

Enjoy the beautiful myriad flower beds in bloom. Good hikes all around the garden. Well maintained... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
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  • Poor2%
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“cactus garden” (4 reviews)
“full bloom” (3 reviews)
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26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274
+1 310-544-1948
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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

i visit the gardens almost every weekend. The flora gardens are ever changing and the staff and volunteers keep it in Top condition. There are special exhibits and displays Frequently. Recently a model train display set up write several train clubs showing their best miniature...More

Thank ononru262
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoy the beautiful myriad flower beds in bloom. Good hikes all around the garden. Well maintained cactus garden.

Thank drKSG
Reviewed 24 May 2017

A tranquil garden offers a lovely walk around the garden. It was January so there was not all the possible blossom. However we enjoyed our walk there. We would have enjoyed a cup of coffee or soda should there have been a café. The ladies...More

Thank HanneleH
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is one of the most peaceful spaces in the South Bay, with beauty on the side! It is easy to walk a mile or two along the many trails with a lot of interesting botany and many birds... oh, and the butterflies are great!

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I'm from Indiana so it was especially enjoyable to walk among so many spring blooms in March! I spent over 3 hours hiking through the several acres of many varieties and species of trees and plants. Several areas are under construction so I will need...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I’ve always wanted to see Cherry Blossom trees in full bloom and was so surprised to find out they were on my way to Newport Beach. We were vacationing in Manhattan Beach and I was looking for things to do when I discovered a ‘Cherry...More

Thank SarahsBackstage
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Got a yearly membership for our family. We were expecting a lot more flowers and green, but didn't find it here. But this is LA so it makes sense. Huge place. Great for locals to come and walk around. Good place, but can't recommend it...More

Thank 1sapan
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

The gardens are located in a quiet section of the PV peninsula. The gardens provide a nice quiet respite from the busy South Bay Area with its traffic along PCH. The site is fairly quiet in the late afternoons for walks/exercise. It is beautiful to...More

Thank BoboTravlr
Reviewed 4 January 2017

there's an owl in the trees in the parking lot. at least there used to be. the gardens are charming. well worth a couple of hours at least. i'm not sure if they let u bring in food, but this would make for a delightful...More

Thank Justin P
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Acres of plants from all over the area and foreign countries too. We loved the cacti gardens! You could spend hours here exploring plants and having a nice walk at the same time.

Thank CocoWashington
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Gayle P
24 May 2015|
Response from Sungal43 | Reviewed this property |
I think they are planting a lot of plants that do not need water such as cactus. We had rain last weekend which helped.