Nature Kids Solano: Berkeley Botanical Garden

Berkeley Botanical Garden

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Website: Berkeley Botanical Garden

Location: 200 Centennial Drive, Berkeley, CA

Hours: Open daily, 9am to 5 pm.

Fees: General admission is as follows. Parking is available in a lot located across the street from the main entrance to the Garden. It is a pay lot for $1 per hour and is enforced all day.

Adults - $12
Juniors (7-17 years old) $7
Children under 6 - free
Seniors - $10
Free entrance on first Wednesday of each month.

About: The 34-acre UC Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse landscapes in the world, with over 10,000 types of plants including many rare and endangered species.  Organized geographically, the Garden features 9 regions of naturalistic plantings from Italy to South Africa, along with a major collection of California native plants.  The Garden was established in 1890 and its living collections are invaluable resources for international research and conservation. Their mission is to develop and maintain a diverse living collection of plants, to support teaching and worldwide research in plant biology, further the conservation of plant diversity, and promote public understanding and appreciation of plants and the natural environment.

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