Desert Botanical Garden

Type: Gardens

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Things to Do with Kids: Located in Papago Park, this garden features the world's largest outdoor desert plant collection. A vast array of colorful wildflowers has been strategically placed to create a spectacular display and delight visitors in the springtime, and every other season. Not only is this park a treat for the eyes, but it also provides exercise for the body and mind. One of the main highlights, an informative ethnobotanical walking trail, meanders through the grounds. The trail explains the many vital ways in which plants were integrated into Native American tribal life, thus illustrating the importance of plants beyond their natural beauty.

Free Things to Do, Best Attractions & Activities, Romantic Things to Do: Located in Papago Park, this garden features one of the world's largest collections of desert flora. A vast array of colorful wildflowers has been strategically placed to create a spectacular display and delight visitors in the springtime. Not only is this park a treat for the eyes, but it also provides exercise for the body and mind. One of the main highlights, an informative ethnobotanical walking trail, meanders through the grounds. The trail explains the many vital ways in which plants were integrated into Native American tribal life, thus illustrating the importance of plants beyond their natural beauty. You'll feel like your a world away from the city, although the garden is only a few miles from downtown Phoenix.

Attractions near US Airways Center: Located in Papago Park, this garden features the world's largest outdoor desert plant collection. A vast array of colorful wildflowers has been strategically placed to create a spectacular display and delight visitors in the springtime, and throughout the year. Not only is this park a treat for the eyes, but it also provides exercise for the body and mind. One of the main highlights, an informative ethnobotanical walking trail, meanders through the grounds. The trail explains the many vital ways in which plants were integrated into Native American tribal life, thus illustrating the importance of plants beyond their natural beauty.


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1201 N Galvin Pkwy
Phoenix, AZ 85008

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480-941-1225


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Expert Tips by Patricia Escarcega

Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tucson Local Expert

Things to Do with Kids, Best Attractions & Activities, Romantic Things to Do, Attractions near US Airways Center: "Music in the garden and seasonal festivals are held throughout the year. Make sure to check out the calendar of events before your visit."

Free Things to Do: "Music in the garden and seasonal festivals are held throughout the year. It's helpful to check out the calendar of events before your visit."

Best for Things to Do with Kids, Best Attractions & Activities Because: Desert Botanical Garden is one of Phoenix's premier attractions, a feast for the eyes and senses.

Best for Free Things to Do Because: Garden admission is free on Community Day, the second Tuesday of every month. Active military personnel and children under 3 are admitted free.

Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: Romance is in the air at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, where brick pathways meander through vibrant displays of desert wildflowers and plants.

Best for Attractions near US Airways Center Because: The Desert Botanical Garden is a short drive from downtown, offering a stunning look at the natural beauty of the desert.

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