The UCR Botanic Gardens is a living museum curated to inspire and facilitate education, research, and interpretation of the natural world. Please view calendar for business hours.
Located 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. Come visit our collection and gardens, wander over four miles of scenic trails, or just relax on a bench and enjoy the beauty and vistas.
The UCR Botanic Gardens have reopened June 29 with reduced hours: MON - WED, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, Thursday & Friday, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, and two Sundays (1st & 3rd) per month, 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, except for major holidays, special events, and during UCR campus closure.
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Buy UCR Botanic Gardens Branded Merchandise Online
To purchase UCR Botanic Gardens branded merchandise please click Pay Online on the website. In person pick up: BG Entrance Thursdays 9am-12pm and 1st & 3rd Sundays 9am-12pm. 1 Botanic Gardens Dr. Riverside, CA 92507.
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CA Native Plant Video Series
Would you like to learn more about California native plants and which to choose for your home garden? We have a new series of two to three minute videos on California native plants hosted by UCCE Master Gardener and UCRBG...
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