List of botanical gardens and arboretums in California

Name Image Affiliation City Coordinates Alta Vista Gardens Alta Vista Botanical Gardens Master Plan 12.3.2013.png Vista 33°12′36.63″N 117°13′9.82″W / 33.2101750°N 117.2193944°W / 33.2101750; -117.2193944 Arlington Garden Arlington Garden Labyrinth.jpg Pasadena 34°07′43″N 118°09′21″W / 34.12861°N 118.15583°W / 34.12861; -118.15583 Balboa Park Gardens Balboa Park Botanical Building 03.jpg San Diego 32°43′53″N 117°08′42″W / 32.73139°N 117.14500°W / 32.73139; -117.14500 Ruth Bancroft Garden Ruth Bancroft Garden.png Walnut Creek 37°55′25.61″N 122°2′14.16″W / 37.9237806°N 122.0372667°W / 37.9237806; -122.0372667 Blake Garden Blake Garden CA.jpg University of California, Berkeley Kensington 37°54′48″N 122°17′07″W / 37.91333°N 122.28528°W / 37.91333; -122.28528 Luther Burbank Home and Gardens Luther Burbank Home and Gardens.jpg Santa Rosa 38°26′10″N 122°42′42″W / 38.43611°N 122.71167°W / 38.43611; -122.71167 California State University Northridge Botanic Garden Fremontodendron californicum.jpg California State University Northridge 34°14′20.04″N 118°31′36.48″W / 34.2389000°N 118.5268000°W / 34.2389000; -118.5268000 Clovis Botanical Garden Clovis Botanical Garden kz1.jpg Clovis Botanical Garden [4] Clovis 36°50′53.6″N 119°42′05.5″W / 36.848222°N 119.701528°W / 36.848222; -119.701528 Chavez Ravine Arboretum Chavez-ravine-arboretum-view.jpg Los Angeles 34°4′58.8″N 118°14′16.8″W / 34.083000°N 118.238000°W / 34.083000; -118.238000 Chico University Arboretum AdministrationHallChico.jpg California State University Chico 39°43′54″N 121°50′58″W / 39.73167°N 121.84944°W / 39.73167; -121.84944 Conejo Valley Botanic Garden Conejo valley botanical gardens salvia garden.jpg Thousand Oaks 34°11′31″N 118°53′09″W / 34.19194°N 118.88583°W / 34.19194; -118.88583 Conservatory of Flowers SF Conservatory of Flowers 3.jpg San Francisco 37°46′19.2″N 122°27′36″W / 37.772000°N 122.46000°W / 37.772000; -122.46000 Descanso Gardens RosarieDescansogardens1.jpg La Cañada Flintridge 34°12′05″N 118°12′35″W / 34.20139°N 118.20972°W / 34.20139; -118.20972 Dunsmuir Botanical Gardens Dunsmuir Botanical Gardens - DSC02918.JPG Dunsmuir 41°8′24″N 122°9′36″W / 41.14000°N 122.16000°W / 41.14000; -122.16000 Eddy Arboretum Eddy Arboretum, California.jpg United States Forest Service Placerville 38°43′47″N 120°47′56″W / 38.72972°N 120.79889°W / 38.72972; -120.79889 Edgewood Botanic Garden House amongst redwood trees, Cascade Canyon.jpg Mill Valley 37°54′10.08″N 122°33′35.57″W / 37.9028000°N 122.5598806°W / 37.9028000; -122.5598806 Filoli Garden pool in Filoli, Woodside, California.jpg National Trust for Historic Preservation Woodside 37°28′13.44″N 122°18′38.53″W / 37.4704000°N 122.3107028°W / 37.4704000; -122.3107028 The Arboretum at Fresno State 2009-0725-CA-CSUF-TreeWalk.jpg California State University Fresno 36°48′45.9″N 119°44′42.9″W / 36.812750°N 119.745250°W / 36.812750; -119.745250 Fullerton Arboretum Arboretum 023.jpg California State University Fullerton 33°53′14″N 117°52′59″W / 33.88722°N 117.88306°W / 33.88722; -117.88306 Gardens at Heather Farm Heather Farm Park - Walnut Creek, California.jpg Walnut Creek 37°55′08″N 122°02′34″W / 37.91889°N 122.04278°W / 37.91889; -122.04278 Hakone Gardens Hakone Gardens.jpg Saratoga 37°15′8.58″N 122°2′27.42″W / 37.2523833°N 122.0409500°W / 37.2523833; -122.0409500 Harland Hand Memorial Garden Dusk in the Oakland Hills - Flickr - Joe Parks.jpg [5] El Cerrito 37°54′57″N 122°18′42″W / 37.91583°N 122.31167°W / 37.91583; -122.31167 Humboldt Botanical Gardens Humboldt Botanical Garden - Eureka, California - DSC02551.JPG Eureka 40°41′49.11″N 124°12′0.81″W / 40.6969750°N 124.2002250°W / 40.6969750; -124.2002250 Huntington Botanical Gardens Herb Garden, Spring Blooms, Huntington.jpg San Marino 34°07′38″N 118°06′36″W / 34.12722°N 118.11000°W / 34.12722; -118.11000 Japanese Friendship Garden UpperPondAtJapaneseFriendshipGarden.jpg San Jose 37°19′20″N 121°51′40″W / 37.32222°N 121.86111°W / 37.32222; -121.86111 The Japanese Garden Japanese Garden (Van Nuys, CA).jpg Van Nuys 34°11′1.32″N 118°28′50.88″W / 34.1837000°N 118.4808000°W / 34.1837000; -118.4808000 Jensen Botanical Gardens PinkCamelliaJaponica.jpg Carmichael 38°38′21.84″N 121°19′15.6″W / 38.6394000°N 121.321000°W / 38.6394000; -121.321000 Labadie Arboretum Salvia columbariae.jpg Merritt College Oakland 37°47′37.98″N 122°10′4.48″W / 37.7938833°N 122.1679111°W / 37.7938833; -122.1679111 Leaning Pine Arboretum Leaning Pine Arboretum, Cal Poly.jpg California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo 35°18′38.16″N 120°39′46.8″W / 35.3106000°N 120.663000°W / 35.3106000; -120.663000 Living Desert Zoo and Gardens Living desert.JPG Palm Desert 33°41′45″N 116°22′13″W / 33.69583°N 116.37028°W / 33.69583; -116.37028 Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden LA County Arboretum - fountain.JPG Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation
County of Los Angeles Arcadia 34°8′29.54″N 118°3′14.62″W / 34.1415389°N 118.0540611°W / 34.1415389; -118.0540611 Lotusland Flickr - brewbooks - Japanese Garden, Lotusland (3).jpg Montecito 34°26′34.8″N 119°39′25.2″W / 34.443000°N 119.657000°W / 34.443000; -119.657000 Manhattan Beach Botanical Garden Manhattan Beach Botanical Garden - Manhattan Beach, CA - DSC01190.jpg Manhattan Beach 33°53′18.6″N 118°23′13.56″W / 33.888500°N 118.3871000°W / 33.888500; -118.3871000 Marin-Bolinas Botanical Gardens Opuntia phaeacantha var. discata.jpg Bolinas 37°54′33.84″N 122°41′9.6″W / 37.9094000°N 122.686000°W / 37.9094000; -122.686000 Markham Regional Arboretum Helianthella castanea 1.jpg Concord 37°57′43.2″N 122°0′18″W / 37.962000°N 122.00500°W / 37.962000; -122.00500 Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden UCLA BOT GARD 2009 023.jpg University of California Los Angeles 34°03′57″N 118°26′28″W / 34.06583°N 118.44111°W / 34.06583; -118.44111 McConnell Arboretum and Gardens McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens - Bridge Gate.jpg Turtle Bay Exploration Park Redding 40°35′24″N 122°22′30″W / 40.59000°N 122.37500°W / 40.59000; -122.37500 William Joseph McInnes Botanic Garden and Campus Arboretum Mills Hall (Oakland, CA).JPG Mills College Oakland 37°46′50.58″N 122°10′49.32″W / 37.7807167°N 122.1803667°W / 37.7807167; -122.1803667 Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens1.jpg Fort Bragg 39°24′33.12″N 123°48′34.56″W / 39.4092000°N 123.8096000°W / 39.4092000; -123.8096000 Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden Japanese garden zigzag bridge.jpg California State University Long Beach 33°47′07″N 118°07′11″W / 33.78528°N 118.11972°W / 33.78528; -118.11972 Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium.jpg Palm Springs 33°48′1.08″N 116°32′45.6″W / 33.8003000°N 116.546000°W / 33.8003000; -116.546000 Palomar College Arboretum Braheaarmata.jpg Palomar College San Marcos 33°08′58″N 117°10′48″W / 33.14944°N 117.18000°W / 33.14944; -117.18000 Pikake Botanical Gardens Jasminum sambac.jpg [6] Valley Center 33°15′26″N 116°59′44″W / 33.25722°N 116.99556°W / 33.25722; -116.99556 Quarryhill Botanical Garden Quarryhill Botanical Garden Vineyard, Glen Ellen, CA.jpg Glen Ellen 38°22′29″N 122°30′51″W / 38.37472°N 122.51417°W / 38.37472; -122.51417 Ramirez Canyon Park California Newt (11360186415).jpg Malibu 34°2′19″N 118°47′39″W / 34.03861°N 118.79417°W / 34.03861; -118.79417 Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Ranchosantaanabotanicgarden.jpg Claremont 34°06′42″N 117°42′58″W / 34.11167°N 117.71611°W / 34.11167; -117.71611 Regional Parks Botanic Garden Regional Parks Botanic Garden Tilden Regional Park Berkeley 37°53′35.88″N 122°14′36.96″W / 37.8933000°N 122.2436000°W / 37.8933000; -122.2436000 Virginia Robinson Gardens Virginia Robinson Estate.JPG Beverly Hills 34°5′11″N 118°25′0″W / 34.08639°N 118.41667°W / 34.08639; -118.41667 John R. Rodman Arboretum and California Botanic Garden Cat-Grove-House.jpg Pitzer College Claremont 34°06′41″N 117°42′53″W / 34.11139°N 117.71472°W / 34.11139; -117.71472 Rusch Botanical Gardens Citrus-sinensis-20080322.JPG Citrus Heights 38°42′30″N 121°17′58″W / 38.70833°N 121.29944°W / 38.70833; -121.29944 San Diego Botanic Garden (formerly Quail Botanical Gardens) Quail botanical gardens.jpg Encinitas 33°3′7.92″N 117°16′50.16″W / 33.0522000°N 117.2806000°W / 33.0522000; -117.2806000 San Francisco Botanical Garden (Strybing Arboretum) San Francisco Botanical Garden.jpg San Francisco 37°46′11″N 122°28′37″W / 37.76972°N 122.47694°W / 37.76972; -122.47694 San Jose Municipal Rose Garden San Jose Municipal Rose Garden1.jpg San Jose 37°19′54.34″N 121°55′42.92″W / 37.3317611°N 121.9285889°W / 37.3317611; -121.9285889 San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden Entrance Gate, San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden, San Luis Obispo, CA.jpg San Luis Obispo 35°20′27″N 120°43′14″W / 35.34083°N 120.72056°W / 35.34083; -120.72056 San Mateo Arboretum San Mateo Arboretum, San Mateo, CA - IMG 9082.JPG San Mateo 37°33′39″N 122°19′16″W / 37.56083°N 122.32111°W / 37.56083; -122.32111 Santa Barbara Botanic Garden SBBotanicGarden1.JPG Santa Barbara 34°27′13.63″N 119°42′33.96″W / 34.4537861°N 119.7094333°W / 34.4537861; -119.7094333 Sherman Library and Gardens Sherman Library & Gardens2.jpg Corona Del Mar 33°36′09″N 117°52′24″W / 33.60250°N 117.87333°W / 33.60250; -117.87333 South Coast Botanic Garden Buttress roots.JPG Palos Verdes 33°46′59.56″N 118°20′39.48″W / 33.7832111°N 118.3443000°W / 33.7832111; -118.3443000 Stanford University Arboretum (includes Arizona Cactus Garden) Stanford University Arboretum (July 2006).JPG Stanford University Palo Alto 37°26′16″N 122°10′00″W / 37.43778°N 122.16667°W / 37.43778; -122.16667 University Arboretum Sac State Goethe Arboretum.jpg California State University Sacramento 38°33′55.4″N 121°25′42.24″W / 38.565389°N 121.4284000°W / 38.565389; -121.4284000 University of California Botanical Garden UCBG chaparral.jpg University of California, Berkeley Oakland 37°52′30.66″N 122°14′19″W / 37.8751833°N 122.23861°W / 37.8751833; -122.23861 University of California, Davis Arboretum UC Davis arboretum - general view.jpg University of California Davis 38°31′59.98″N 121°45′13.04″W / 38.5333278°N 121.7536222°W / 38.5333278; -121.7536222 UC Irvine Arboretum University of California, Irvine, Arboretum.JPG University of California Irvine 33°39′48.6″N 117°51′10.8″W / 33.663500°N 117.853000°W / 33.663500; -117.853000 University of California, Riverside Botanic Gardens UCR Botanic Gardens.jpg University of California Riverside 33°58′31.44″N 117°20′22.56″W / 33.9754000°N 117.3396000°W / 33.9754000; -117.3396000 Arboretum at the University of California, Santa Cruz Arboretum, UCSC.jpg University of California Santa Cruz 36°58′57.75″N 122°3′41.11″W / 36.9827083°N 122.0614194°W / 36.9827083; -122.0614194 Villa Montalvo MontalvoFrontLawn.jpg Saratoga 37°14′26″N 122°1′49″W / 37.24056°N 122.03028°W / 37.24056; -122.03028 Wrigley Botanical Gardens Wrigley Memorial From The Front.jpg Santa Catalina Island 33°19′44″N 118°20′26″W / 33.32889°N 118.34056°W / 33.32889; -118.34056 M. Young Botanic Garden Lemonadeberry2.jpg Kerman 36°43′41.3″N 120°02′44.7″W / 36.728139°N 120.045750°W / 36.728139; -120.045750

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