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South Coast Botanic Garden

26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274
+1 310-544-1948
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Good to see recent redevelopment projects

As first time visitors, we enjoyed the planted areas near the entrance gate, and a glimpse of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul F
Orange County, CA
Earthy grounds

Nice place to visit to see a variety of plants. Relaxing to walk through the garden paths... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
kathleen b
Palos Verdes Estates, California
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26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274
+1 310-544-1948
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As first time visitors, we enjoyed the planted areas near the entrance gate, and a glimpse of the rose garden beyond the construction barriers. We were disappointed with the overgrown and unkempt conditions prevalent through much of the rest of the grounds we viewed. Visitors...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Nice place to visit to see a variety of plants. Relaxing to walk through the garden paths. Sometimes see ducks. Shakespeare in the Park has been there, concerts and weddings. Nice to bring small children. They offer classes there too.

Thank kathleen b
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Come and visit the newly created Rose Garden!! This 86 acre hidden gem is a place for children to explore at the children's garden, or create arts and crafts at the "Kids Corner" events, or take long walks among the shade trees. Adults can see...More

Thank smph5
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I am guessing this place was established at least 60 or 70 years ago by the size of some of the trees. It is a huge garden but well laid out with roads and sign posts so you should not get lost. Actually it is...More

Thank JRNSydney_Australia
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

i visit the gardens almost every weekend. The flora gardens are ever changing and the staff and volunteers keep it in Top condition. There are special exhibits and displays Frequently. Recently a model train display set up write several train clubs showing their best miniature...More

Thank ononru262
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoy the beautiful myriad flower beds in bloom. Good hikes all around the garden. Well maintained cactus garden.

Thank drKSG
Reviewed 24 May 2017

A tranquil garden offers a lovely walk around the garden. It was January so there was not all the possible blossom. However we enjoyed our walk there. We would have enjoyed a cup of coffee or soda should there have been a café. The ladies...More

Thank HanneleH
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is one of the most peaceful spaces in the South Bay, with beauty on the side! It is easy to walk a mile or two along the many trails with a lot of interesting botany and many birds... oh, and the butterflies are great!

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I'm from Indiana so it was especially enjoyable to walk among so many spring blooms in March! I spent over 3 hours hiking through the several acres of many varieties and species of trees and plants. Several areas are under construction so I will need...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I’ve always wanted to see Cherry Blossom trees in full bloom and was so surprised to find out they were on my way to Newport Beach. We were vacationing in Manhattan Beach and I was looking for things to do when I discovered a ‘Cherry...More

Thank SarahsBackstage
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Gayle P
25 May 2015|
Response from Sungal43 | Reviewed this property |
I think they are planting a lot of plants that do not need water such as cactus. We had rain last weekend which helped.