UC MG Docents in Butterfly Garden

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Botanic Gardens Summer Hours

The UCR Botanic Gardens are open (part days)


Sunday-Friday, 8:00 am-2:00 pm (last entry at 1:00 pm)

The UCR Botanic Gardens is closed on major holidays, for special Gardens events, and when the UCR campus is closed for academic and administrative holidays.

Be sure to check our calendar of events, entrance message board, or posted signs before planning your visit. 

The UCR campus calendar is posted at

Tours- All groups of more than 10 people should schedule their visit to the Gardens in advance to ensure that your group may be accommodated by submitting a tour request. Please visit our TOURS page to schedule a Docent-guided or self-guided tour. 

UC Master Gardener docents  are available in the Butterfly Garden on the first and third Sunday of the month March-November, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, to answer questions about Gardening for Butterflies including the life cycle of butterflies and which plants to choose to attract butterflies.   

More dates through October 16, 2022

 UCR Botanic Gardens, Butterfly Garden 1 Botanic Gardens Dr, Riverside, CA 92507

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