In the San Gabriel Valley, green retreats are never more than a few minutes away.
This compact public garden packs in beautiful scenery and is home to free-roaming local fauna.
275 Arlington Dr, Pasadena, CA 91105
Open daily, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cal Poly Pomona Gardens
The university, which has deep agricultural roots, boasts the BioTrek Ethnobotany Garden, a Japanese garden, and a rose garden.
3801 W Temple Ave, Pomona, CA 91768
Open daily during daylight hours
The renowned botanical collections and horticultural displays are lit up during the holidays as an “Enchanted Forest”.
1418 Descanso Dr, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
Open daily, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
This 100-year-old institution houses a world-class botanical garden, a Shakespearean garden, a newly expanded series of Chinese gardens, and more.
Open Wed-Mon, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
L.A. County Arboretum
The 127-acre grounds showcase plantlife from many continents, 200 roaming peacocks and peahens, and (in summer) outdoor performances by the Pasadena Pops.
301 N Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA 91007
Open daily, 9 am - 4:30 pm
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
86-acre garden dedicated to showcasing, preserving, and educating about native California plans. Inexpensive memberships available.
1500 N College Ave, Claremont, CA 91711
Open daily, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The grounds of Tournament House contain a stunning variety of roses.
391 S Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91184