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University of California Botanical Garden - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

200 Centennial Dr, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA

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About University of California Botanical Garden

The UC Botanical Garden is a living museum open to the public featuring one of the most diverse plant collections in the United States.The garden was organized on a geographical basis in settings resembling native habitats. There are over 12,000 different kinds of plants from around the world displayed over 34 acres. The garden is also used as a wedding venue. It is one of the most diverse plant collections in the United States, and famous for its large number of rare and endangered species.


Attractions Near University of California Botanical Garden

Lawrence Hall of Science
Lawrence Hall of Science0.82km from University of California Botanical Garden

This is a public science center in Berkeley, California that offers hands-on science exhibits, designs curriculum, aids professional development, and offers after school science resources to students of all ages.

Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve
Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve1km from University of California Botanical Garden

Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve is nestled in the Berkeley and Oakland hills behind the historic Claremont Hotel. There are a lot of scenic views in the area, but this one is especially good because it’s high, yet it’s also close to the urbanized flatlands of Berkeley and Oakland. The Preserve is relatively undeveloped and offers almost no amenities to visitors other than two hiking trails: Stonewall Panoramic Trail and Gwin Canyon Trail.

The Greek Theatre
The Greek Theatre1.39km from University of California Botanical Garden

This is an 8,500-seat amphitheater owned and operated by the University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley, California, USA. The Greek Theatre hosts The Berkeley Jazz Festival, pop, rock, and world music concerts, UC Berkeley graduation ceremonies, occasional addresses by noted speakers, and other events. Past speakers include President Theodore Roosevelt, William Randolph Hearst, and the Dalai Lama.

Sather Tower
Sather Tower1.71km from University of California Botanical Garden

Sather Tower is a bell tower with clocks on its four faces on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley. It is a recognizable symbol of the university. Sather Tower also houses many of the Department of Integrative Biology's fossils

Codornices Park
Codornices Park2.32km from University of California Botanical Garden

A beautiful park, which offers a wide array of play opportunities are available in a beautiful hillside setting: baseball/softball fields, basketball court, tot play area, picnic/BBQ area , hiking trails through glade and groves of magnificent oaks, bay trees and redwood. it’s a beautiful setting, perfect for outdoor dinners and birthday barbecues.

Berkeley Rose Garden
Berkeley Rose Garden2.4km from University of California Botanical Garden

Berkeley's Historic Rose Garden is a regional destination with its 1,500 rose bushes and 250 varieties of roses, along with breathtaking views. The Rose Garden is situated in a residential area of the Berkeley Hills between the Cragmont and La Loma Park neighborhoods, occupying most of the block between Eunice Street and Bayview Place along the west side of Euclid Avenue.

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