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Desert Garden
Top 9 in Great Urban Parks

9 Reviews
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-3 hours
Address: Park Avenue and Village Place, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619 239 4748

What people are saying:

[Scenery] The Desert Garden is located in San Diego and is a very interesting attraction! [Fun] There are not only desert drought-tolerant plants, such as cacti, but also many cute little animals such as lizards and hares in the garden.

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  • Cac1234
    Germantown, New York

    Beautiful Cacti

    The Desert Garden has a display of beautiful cacti of many species and sizes. Take a few minutes to stoll among the cacti or spend more time to watch the animals and birds that call this place their ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1583736981000+0800)/
  • Lizzie6219
    Boston, Massachusetts

    Take a stroll

    Next to the Rose garden, this cactus garden was a treat. I strolled through it quickly but noticed so many cool things, including geckos. It is just beyond the fountain at Balboa Park. Take a stroll.....

    Reviewed on /Date(1557645400000+0800)/
  • tampatowers

    Interesting cacti

    This site is just across Park Blvd. from the Botanical Garden. Take the pedestrian bridge across the busy road. If you are new to cacti, you’ll find many different types here. If it has rained recentl...

    Reviewed on /Date(1553000336000+0800)/
  • jer b
    jer b
    Bristol, Connecticut

    Stunning garden

    Located over the bridge across from the museums, this garden allows you to see cactus, succulents and desert plants from all around the world. Some are incredible in size and age. It is truly an impr...

    Reviewed on /Date(1529597248000+0800)/
  • chickabeegrrl
    Elk Grove, California

    Neat place to visit

    The Desert Garden found on the east side of Balboa Park is great. There is a trail that you can follow through the area or just roam around the desert plants. As you can imagine some of the plants hav...

    Reviewed on /Date(1527778436000+0800)/

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