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Visit Us


9:00 am – 5:00 pm Daily
(Closed Christmas Day)

Extended Garden Summer Hours!
Thursday Evenings ONLY, Now – August 29
5 – 8 pm


230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024
Click Here For Directions

Adults $18
Seniors, active military $12
Youth 3-17 $10
Members, children ages 2 & under FREE
Prices and hours subject to change.

Click here for Military Specials

Saturday Morning General Tour for Individual Visitors
Docent guided general tours are offered every Saturday for individual visitors. Tours depart from the Visitor Center/Gift Shop at 10:30 am and do not require a reservation.This general tour is included with paid admission or SDBG membership. 

First Tuesdays
As a public service, the Garden offers free admission to
San Diego County residents
(ID required) on the first Tuesday of every month.
Parking is $2 on Free Tuesday.
Exact change is appreciated.


Pet Policy

No pets of any kind are allowed in the Garden. However, Service Animals are allowed in the Garden. 

Service Animal Policy

Per the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) – “Service animals must be harnessed, leashed, or tethered, unless these devices interfere with the service animal’s work or the individual’s disability prevents using these devices. In that case, the individual must maintain control of the animal through voice, signal, or other effective controls.” Please abide by these Service Animal policies in the Garden.

Unattended Animals

California state law prohibits leaving animals in any unattended motor vehicle. (California Penal Code Section 597.7). Guests are not allowed to bring their pets and leave them unattended in their vehicles at any time. All violators will be reported to the authorities and will result in expulsion from the Garden.

Electric Cars

Electric Vehicle Charging stations at the Garden
are closed until further notice.