Descanso Gardens
Japanese garden
flowers and waterfall
people sitting in a garden

Descanso Gardens

1418 Descanso Drive
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
(818) 949-4200

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Park Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm


Vehicle Entrance Fee: N/A

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This secluded, lush, dense garden northwest of Altadena has over 1,000,000 plants including one of the largest displays of camellias in the world. There is also an extensive performing arts program throughout the year that includes stage and musical performances, flower and crafts shows. Walking and tram tours, a ride on the “Enchanted Railroad” for kids, horticultural classes, and lectures are also featured at the Gardens.


Park Amenities

  • California Garden
  • Camellia Collection
  • Center Circle Meadow
  • Iris Garden
  • Japanese Garden
  • Lilac Garden
  • Nature’s Table
  • Oak Forest
  • Rose Garden
  • Stuart Haaga Gallery
  • The Boddy House
  • The Enchanted Railroad


Park Programs

  • Children Programs
  • Garden Horticulture Programs
  • Health and Wellness Programs