Desert Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden
1201 N Galvin Pkwy (Btw McDowell Rd & Van Buren St)
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(480) 941-1225
8:00am - 4:00pm
5:30pm - 9:30pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
5:30pm - 9:30pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
5:30pm - 9:30pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
5:30pm - 9:30pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
5:30pm - 9:30pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
5:30pm - 9:30pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
5:30pm - 9:30pm


  • Go on the free 2nd tuesday of the month
  • At the Desert Botanical Garden you will find 50 acres of beautiful outdoor exhibits. It is home to 139 rare, threatened and endangered plant species from around the world.
  • Discover the natural beauty of the Sonoran desert with a trip to the nearby Desert Botanical Garden where more than 50,000 arid-land plants live.
  • Butterflies are more active in the afternoon
  • Go for the Garden Flashlight Tours in the summer. And go back for the Mariposa Monarca Monarch Butterfly Exhibit in the fall.
  • I had the best experiences at the Desert Botanical Garden! You can take a walk through the garden, or have a nice lunch at the Patio Cafe, which has great food! The Butterfly Exhibit is a must-see!
  • Butterflies
  • Make sure you check out Desert Bells playing one night during las noches de las luminarias.
  • Home to an assortment of succulents and cacti so extravagantly formed, a visit feels like a stroll through the pages of a Dr. Seuss book.
  • Green thumbs love wandering through the rare agave and aloe varieties.
  • The second Tuesday of every month is FREE admission starting at 1pm. Go catch an amazing sunset!
  • Flashlight Tours are one of our favorite things to do this summer.
  • This is one of the best places to see desert plants, including cacti and succulents. The collection includes 140 plants that are rare, endangered or threatened.
  • Go to Desert Botanical Gardens. Take the flashlight tour to see the garden out of the heat in the summer.
  • Great place to experience natural flora and fauna of Arizona. Awesome trails to for walking, cute gift shop, and good views of the mountains.
  • Um dos lugares mais incrveis que ja vi na vida! Visitar varios desertos coma segurana e infraestrura plenas, praticamente dentro de Phoenix. Atrao obrigatria!!!
  • Maybe bring an umbrella for those 104 days
  • It was wonderful and very beautiful :)
  • This is a really amazing place esp. in the springtime when the Spring Butterfly Exhibit is open. Bring sunscreen and comfy shoes, there's plenty of sun and walking here.
  • Best of Phoenix 2011 Winner: Best Day of the Dead Festival! Day of the Dead festivities are part of the ticket price so make sure you check out the ofrendas, mercado and more!

Nearby places

1201 N Galvin Pkwy Ste 1500
at Desert Botanical Garden