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Descanso Gardens

Descanso Gardens features nine botanical collections, a (ride-able) miniature railroad, house museum, modern art gallery, cafe and gift shop. The urban retreat also boasts a redwood forest, streams, a lake, a bird sanctuary and the largest camellia garden in the United States. Programmed events include morning yoga, weekend walks, story time for kids, gardening tutorials, and annual festivals.

Plan Your Visit

Descanso is open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily. Members can enter without an advance ticket. Non-members can purchase tickets on-site or online. Descanso Gardens is a cashless establishment. Food can be enjoyed at the picnic tables outside of the Visitor Center.


  • Adults $15.00
  • Students with ID and Seniors (65+): $11.00
  • Children (5-12 years): $5.00
  • Descanso members and children under 4 years: Free

Free Tuesday

Occurs on the third Tuesday of every month. Free Tuesday Tickets are released on the first day of each month at 10 a.m. Tickets must be reserved on their website. Free admission is for daytime hours only.

  • Free Parking
  • Hearing/Speech Impaired Accessibility
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Wheelchair Accessibility

Descanso Gardens

1418 Descanso Dr.
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011

  • Phone: 818-949-4206