Get a close-up look at the plants, cactus, flowers and trees that thrive in the Sonoran Desert around Phoenix. Contact these curators for information regarding hours and tour options.
1201 North Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, Arizona
One of the best maintained gardens in the world and there is always something in bloom at the Desert Botanical Garden. Open Oct – Apr 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.; May – Sept 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Highway 60 Milepost #223 near Superior, AZ.
No matter what the season, you will enjoy a moving and memorable experience of the beauty, majesty, and mystery of the desert. May – Aug daily 6:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.; Sept – April daily 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
This garden lies on 3.5 acres with a 0.8 acre pond. It is vegetated with more than 50 varieties of plants that can withstand the desert environment. Sat 10 a.m. – 4 pm; Sun 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.