Join us for daily tours through the Botanical Garden led by trained docents or explore on your own with special features designed to enhance your next visit.
Clarkia. Photo by James Gaither
Free Native Plant Docent Tours
Every Saturday, April 6–August 31 at 2pm from the North Gate.
Curator Dr. Don Mahoney will lead a tour through the Arthur L. Menzies California Native Garden and speak about the history of this truly magical garden.
Wildflower Craft Cocktails and Twilight Tour April 18
Soak up spring in the Garden of California Native Plants, with signature cocktails crafted with gathered ingredients, and a twilight guided tour of this spectacular garden and its riot of color.
Natives by Moonlight April 25
Gaze upon a kaleidoscope of colors under the silvery moonlight on a tour of the Garden of California Native Plants in the peak of the wildflower bloom.
Summer Solstice Twilight Walk & Wine in the RedwoodsJune 21
Celebrate the longest day of the year, sipping California wines, nibbling local cheeses and enjoying a guided tour through the grove as the sun goes down.
Docent-staffed Interpretation Stations offer visitors the opportunity to learn more about current featured exhibits at the Botanical Garden. Open Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30am–3:30pm. Ask Visitor Services at either kiosk for Interpretation Station locations.
For group and private tours, call (415) 661-1316 ext. 412. For school field trips, call (415) 661-1316 ext. 407.