A trip to Balboa Park is not complete until you view the Desert Garden. Spanning two and one-half acres, this garden hosts a vast variety of plant life from around the world. In fact, the garden is home to over 1,300 varieties of them! Viewing the live plants at Desert Garden is second best only to an actual drive to experience natural surroundings in the Southwestern desert. Best of all, visits to this garden are free! Tours at 1p Tu-Su.
Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries