University of California, Riverside

Botanic Gardens


Botanic Gardens seal Come enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the UCR Botanic Gardens! Nestled in the foothills of the Box Springs Mountains on the east side of the University of California, Riverside Campus, the Gardens covers 40 hilly acres. Wander over four miles of scenic trails or just relax on a bench and enjoy the beauty.


  1. On Saturday April 1st from 8:00 am - 11:00 am, the Botanic Gardens will be closed to the public. No photography will be permitted in the Gardens on April 1 & 2.
  2. New Photography Policy
    Advance permission is required for group photographs. Please read new policy HERE

The Gardens are open daily, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Botanic Gardens Information

Botanic Gardens Schneider House Office
Botanic Gardens

Tel: (951) 784-6962

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Botanic Gardens
University of California
Riverside, CA 92521-0124

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