Plant Life from all over the World
9th Ave & Lincoln Way
(Golden Gate Park)
San Francisco, CA 94122
+1 415 661 1316
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city to the San Francisco Botanical Garden at Strybring Arboretum. This 55-acre sanctuary nestled in Golden Gate Park features over 7,500 varieties of plants from all corners of the world. Wander through a variety of climates, or garden types, such as the Mediterranean, Temperate, Cloud Forest, Specialty Gardens, and Meadows. Discover the plant life of such far-away locales as the South East Asian Cloud Forest, Chile & South America, New Zealand, and South Africa. Specialty gardens include Succulents, Primitive Plants, Perennials, and even Fragrance. The Children’s Garden allows youngsters to learn about vegetable, fruit, and herb beds and is home to a butterfly garden. Visit the Arboretum’s website to print out a garden map and a self-guided tour of the Redwood Trail, where you can visit the ancient coastal redwoods right in the heart of the city. Daily tours depart from the garden bookstore.
Nearest Train or Bus:
MUNI BUS: 16AX, 16BX, 29
Best Modes of Transportation: Automobile/Car Bicycle Bus Walking
Parking Availability: Yes
Average Price per Hour: $0-$5
Notes: Access to the Music Concourse Garage parking is from MLK Blvd or Fulton St and 10th Ave. The south pod of the garage is closest to the Botanical Gardens.
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