Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

1212 Mission Canyon Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93105- Map It
Phone: (805) 682-4726

AAA Editor Notes

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, 1212 Mission Canyon Rd., consists of 78 acres devoted to native California trees, flowers, shrubs, cacti and other plants. Trails wind through native plant habitats ranging from redwoods to desert. An authentic Japanese teahouse is landscaped in traditional style using California native plants. The home demonstration garden shows the residential use of native plants. Guided tours are available. Pet friendly (call for restrictions/fees.).
$12; $10 (ages 60+); $8 (ages 13-17, and college students and active military with ID); $6 (ages 2-12). Guided tour free with admission.
Hours: Daily 9-6, Mar.-Oct.; 9-5, rest of year. Guided 1-hour tours are given Sat.-Sun. at 11 and 2, Mon. at 2. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.