Desert Botanical Garden

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For more than 70 years, the Desert Botanical Garden has been teaching and inspiring visitors from the local community and around the world, providing research, exhibits and more designed to help us understand, protect and preserve the desert’s natural beauty. Today, the Garden features:

  • 140 acres
  • 55 acres under cultivation
  • 50,000+ plant displays showcased in beautiful outdoor exhibits
  • 1 of only 24 botanical gardens accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (formerly American Association of Museums)
  • 821 volunteers
  • 66,075 volunteer hours
  • 107 regular staff members
  • 633,041 attendees each year
  • 40,544 member households
  • 31,120 school children on guided field trips