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Moorten Botanical Garden

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Address: 1701 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264-8936
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Visitors are fascinated by this huge collection of cacti and flowers amid...

Visitors are fascinated by this huge collection of cacti and flowers amid scenic nature trails.

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Who Knew There Were SOOOOO Many Varieties...

Moorten Botanical Garden, Palm Springs, CA – February 2017 I never knew there were so many varieties of cactus and desert landscape plants. Whooda thunk it! It’s an educational... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is truly an oasis and a must visit when in Palm Springs. Located at the south end of town you will need your GPS to find. Go to the website for added hours etc. The gardens are a fantastic collection of desert plants. A stroll through the gardens should take about an hour. Enjoy...great photo opportunity

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Moorten Botanical Garden, Palm Springs, CA – February 2017 I never knew there were so many varieties of cactus and desert landscape plants. Whooda thunk it! It’s an educational experience without the classroom and outside in the fresh air. They give you real-life plant examples of desert plant life that grows throughout the southern California and Mexican areas. Photo buffs... More 

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Thank Davidb1057
Bozeman, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's only five bucks to enter this very unique little garden. If you're even remotely interest in desert flora, it's definitely worth a look.

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Thank rovingrobbie
Capistrano Beach, California, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Garden is owned and run the the original owner, Mr Moorten and is kept up as an exhibit of botanicals indigenous to the Coachella Valley as well other deserts in the world . Service is what one would expect at a well run family business as to friendliness and help.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This little garden is more quirky than slick but that is it's charm. The variety of succulents from around the world is amazing to see and my family enjoyed taking close-up photos. After walking the path and exploring the green house, you end up in an area with many cacti of all sizes that can be purchased for reasonable prices.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Moorten Botanical Gardens with a group in February 2017. We had the pleasure of having a guided tour by Clark Moorten, the owner. His tour, accompanied by personal anecdotes about the garden, was a lovely experience. We went at dusk, which made for amazing photo opportunities. Strongly recommend a trip on your next visit to Palm Springs.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a private cactus garden with lots of interesting plants and birds. It is fairly small but the cost is only $5.00 each. Definitely worth an hour or so of your time.

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you've never seen a cactus or if you'd like to buy a well-priced cactus for your home, do visit this city-based roadside attraction. It's not much but at $5 it's not expensive and some of the hothouse specimens are unusual. Bit still, calling this modest plot a "botanical garden" is stretching the concept.

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Thank Jo H
White Rock, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have lots of interesting plants, the hummingbirds zipping around were nice to see also. Yappy dogs next door and traffic noise was a bit distracting though.

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Thank ACtraveller
San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a garden of cactus. Very interesting....cactus that looks like coilled snake, or wool, or bouquet. ..endless imagination. Then doves & rare stones...waiting to be polished & sold. 😊 Beautiful

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