"Desert Botanical Garden Rocks-Cactus" Top 5 Page for this destination Desert Botanical Garden Tip by BruceDunning

Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix: 26 reviews and 73 photos

  Chihuly exhibit at the entrance
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  • Chihuly exhibit at the entrance - Phoenix
      Chihuly exhibit at the entrance
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  • Saguaro cactus cluster - Phoenix
      Saguaro cactus cluster
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  • Barrel cactus of different species - Phoenix
      Barrel cactus of different species
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  • Trees and foilage under canopy - Phoenix
      Trees and foilage under canopy
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  • Path in nature area - Phoenix
      Path in nature area
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This is a fabulous botanical garden which holds over 500 desert plants, obviously most are cacti. There are 137 varieties of those scattered throughout the walking paths. The garden complex is about 50 acres, but packed with many great sites on different loop trails. One especially unique is the plants and people loop of the desert depicting how native Indians lived off the dry land, and thrived.
Opening time are 8-8PM daily. Price is $15 adults, and $13.50 for seniors. WE spent 5 hours taking in all the sites, so adjust accordingly.

Address: 1201 North Galvin Parkway
Directions: Just off of McDowell Road, a major rode linking Phoenix and Scottsdale.
Phone: +1 480-941-1225
Website: http://www.dbg.org

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Dec 27, 2010
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