Arboretum at UCSC

At Arboretum Rd., near 1490 High St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95064- Map It
(831) 502-2998

AAA Editor Notes

Arboretum at UCSC is off High St. at Arboretum Rd., .5 mi. w. of the main campus entrance. The conservation garden includes rare, endangered and extraordinary plants from around the world. Sections of the arboretum are devoted to plants from Australia, South Africa and New Zealand in addition to California—all regions that share a similar Mediterranean climate. The flowering plants attract many hummingbirds and butterflies.
$5; $2 (ages 6-17); free (ages 0-5 and to all first Tues. of the month).
Hours: Daily 9-5. Check the website for holiday hours.