Botanical Garden, Berkeley

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200 Centennial Dr. Berkeley, CA 94720 510-643-2755

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    Botanical Garden

    by HasTowelWillTravel Written Sep 15, 2008

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    The Univsersity of California possesses a wonderful botanical garden. Tucked up the hill from the stadium, it houses a great number of plants native to California, as well as several international and special exhibits. This includes a succulent house, holding cacti and other succulents from around the world, as well as a tropical greenhouse with exotics from Asia and South America. On the far side there is a separate section dedicated to redwood ecology.

    There is a pond and a creek running through the area, and it is a fabulous place to wander. Bring a camera, especially in the spring when everything is in bloom. You don't even feel as if you're still in the crowded Bay Area.

    Admission prices are as follows:
    Adults $7
    Seniors (65+) $5
    Juniors (13 - 17) $5
    Children (5 - 12) $2
    Children (under 5) Free

    Related to:
    • Hiking and Walking
    • Photography
    • Family Travel

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