Desert Botanical Garden
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Desert Botanical Garden is a 140-acre botanical garden located in Papago Park and is perfect to visit on a sunny winter day!
This is a must see with the family. Experience the vibrant tranquility of desert plants nestled amid the red rocks of the Sonoran desert. It is a showcase of the allure and a "living art" demonstration of the botanical beauty of the desert vegetation and plants.
Truly a wonderful way to better understand the Sonoran Desert, close to Sky Harbor Airport so a great place to walk off the effects of sitting in a plane for a few hours or a great last stop before catching an afternoon plane. It opens at 8 AM. They also have Gertrudes, a well recognized…
The Garden’s five paved thematic trails introduce you to thousands of arid-land plants from around the world. Must-see events at the Garden include Las Noches de las Luminarias, the Music in the Garden concert series, and summer Flashlight Tours.
Staggering beauty, wonderful exhibits and events, research and preservation oriented. A MUST!
For a peaceful walk with beautiful scenery. During part of the warmer times of the year there are so many butterflies to be seen nearby. Around the Christmas holidays they normally have live music Christmas lights and my favorite was the hot apple cider drinks.
Some of the most beautiful cacti found here. Also an excellent restaurant on site.
50,000 desert plants nestled amid the red rocks of the Papago Buttes at Desert Botanical Garden. Visitors can stroll through five thematic trails to explore the fascinating beauty of Sonoran Desert plant life. Seasonal exhibits, concerts, family activities, dining options and the Garden's gift and…
A really modern and well manicured place to experience the look and feel of the desert. It's 100% outdoors, so not the greatest spot from May until September, but beautiful the rest of the year around.
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