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Moorten Botanical Garden

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Address: 1701 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264-8936
Phone Number: +1 760-327-6555
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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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Charming and quanit

This little cactus garden is family-run. It's a great way to spend an hour or two, wandering around looking at the great variety and quantity of cacti. They also sell small ones... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Grand Rapids Michigan
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Grand Rapids Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This little cactus garden is family-run. It's a great way to spend an hour or two, wandering around looking at the great variety and quantity of cacti. They also sell small ones. Gives you a sense of desert living. Would not be easy for someone with a walker to navigate, but a very easy walk for people of various physical... More 

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Cottonwood, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A charming place donated by a family who loved cacti. More cacti that you could ever imagine! At the west end of hwy 111 next to the Vagabond Inn and Best Western Plus.

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Thank Gary J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When we arrived in Palm Springs, I was fascinated by the many unusual desert plants we saw as we drove in. This botanical garden allowed us to see each plant close up and learn its name.

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laconia, nh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Do you like cactus or want to learn about desert landscape? IF so, this is your spot. The owner is a local celebrity and we really enjoyed this for about an hour I would say.

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Stockholm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Liberating when not everything is the biggest and best.If you do not have the possibility of a nature walk in the surroundings, this is an excellent address.Marvel at the huge variety of cactus types.If you want to know more knowledgeable staff are in place

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Thank Phayao13
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful little stop! Lots of great plants and trees. Also an easy walk. In addition to the cacti and desert plants, the garden is filled with beautiful hummingbirds. You can also purchase a cactus or plant to take home. Friendly and helpful staff.

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove by this place twice before realizing where it was exactly. From the outside I wasn't expecting much; but as soon as you walk inside the gate you can see the beauty it has. All of the different types of cacti and scenery are captivating. We must have taken 100 photos. The turtles and the doves were awesome. And... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A delightful walking tour through the largest collection of cacti one will see anywhere. Entrance fee was $5. Worth a desert visit.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So many cactus varieties. Compact enough for a brief visit. Cool in among the cactus. Self-guided tour so you can walk through at a leisurely pace. Take your camera. Many sizes of pots available at a reasonable price.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many years ago we visited Moorten's and everything was well cared for and maintained. Those days are gone. Simply said, it is not worth one's time. Overgrown, unkempt and just deplorable. Save your money and go else where.

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