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Descanso Gardens
Visit the Official Homepage: http://www.descanso.com/

Descanso Gardens
Descanso Dr.
La Caņada Flintridge, CA

Phone: (818)952-4400

A 160-acre public garden located twenty minutes from downtown Los Angeles, nestled in the foothills of the majestic San Gabriel Mountains.

Docent Led Tours


Docent lead educational tours are offered September through June and are available to students grades 3-12 (Call 818/952-4401 for scheduling and information) and for college classes (Call 818/952-7787). Docent tours provide a wealth of educational information on plants, animals and local history. On request, tours can be tailored to fit your curriculum needs. Schools, environmental clubs, scouts, and home study programs are all eligible for tours. Space is limited; restrictions apply. Free to qualified participants.

Family Activities For Members


A wide variety of educational family activities for all ages are presented by the educational department throughout the year.
See the homepage for more info
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Facility Rental


The woodland and floral beauty of Descanso Gardens is a popular setting for many events. Whether the occasion is a romantic anniversary dinner for two or a large and lavish wedding, various indoor facilities and outdoor sites within the 160-acre garden can be rented for weddings, private or corporate functions, or filming for movies, television, videos and commercials. (See map)

Gift Shop


Descanso Gardens Gift Shop and Patio is a cozy, cedar-beam complex nestled among the California live oak and camellias. The Gift Shop carries items of interest for all garden visitors; home gardening enthusiasts, landscape and interior designers, horticulturists, and plant lovers everywhere.

Visitor Information


See the general information page for a map, hours, and other visitor information.

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URL: http://cwire.com/pub/orgs/Descanso/default.asp
Viewed: 12/13/2017 9:38:13 AM
Last Modified: March 16, 2003
Source: Official homepage http://www.descanso.com/ (01/29/98)



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