UCR Botanic Gardens

University Ave. & Campus Dr.
Riverside, CA 92521- Map It
(951) 784-6962

AAA Editor Notes

UCR Botanic Gardens is on the e. side of the University of California Riverside campus off N. Campus Circle Dr. (at the end of Botanic Gardens Dr.) near parking lot 13. The gardens occupy more than 40 hilly acres. Emphasis is on dry-climate plants; many of the 3,500 species bloom in the winter and spring, usually January through May. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
$5. Under age 16 must be with an adult. Parking: 25c (per hour).
Hours: Daily 8-5. Closed Jan. 1, third Sun. in May, July 4, Thanksgiving and Christmas.