San Francisco Botanical GardenSan Francisco Botanical Garden Education

Annette Huddle
Director of Youth Ed.
(415) 661-1316, ext 407

Youth Education

The Youth Education Program serves over 10,000 San Francisco school-aged children and their families every year. School groups enjoy perennial favorites like our Guided School Walks and Children's Garden programs, families participate in Story Time Walks or the Urbia Treasure Hunt, and everyone can learn from fun online resources that bring the Botanical Garden to life!

Garden Hours

Open daily at 9am / Closing time is seasonal.

Now Taking Applications for Spring 2015 Guided School Walks

Guided School Walks

The lottery for Spring 2015 Guided School Walks is now open. Download the Info Sheet and Registration form and mail or fax your registration by Wednesday, December 10.



Bean Sprout Family Days

Bean Sprout Family Days
Families with children of all ages can enjoy nature crafts, garden care, outdoor games and exploration in the Children's Garden a whole variety of activities to do at your own pace with help from garden staff and teen interns. Water thirsty plants, create a crazy critter, dig in our dune sand pit, or share a book in our Living Room.


ADMISSION  FREE for all SF City & County Residents, Members & School Groups     /     $7 Non-residents     /     Discounted fee: Seniors & Children

LOCATION Entrances at the corner of 9th Ave at Lincoln Way & at MLK Jr. Dr. off the Music Concourse in Golden Gate Park

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