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Visit us at the southeast corner of Golden Gate Park. The main entrance is at 9th Ave. at Lincoln Way; additional entrance on MLK Jr. Dr. off the Music Concourse.


We are open year-round, 365 days a year, starting at 7:30am. Closing time changes with the seasons.


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Press Releases

Fall at SFBG: From the turning of the maple leaves in the Moon Viewing Garden to the alluring bloom of the Mesoamerican Cloud Forest, San Francisco Botanical Garden is the place to enjoy both the traditional and unexpected colors of fall.


Downloadable Images

These images are intended for press use only. Photographers must be credited. Captions are provided and should appear as below including italics for botanical names. Click any image to view, download or print a high resolution version.

Fall Color
James Gaither.

James Gaither.

Brendan Lange.

Brendan Lange.

David Kruse-Pickler.

David Kruse-Pickler.

Kathryn Rummel.

Kathryn Rummel.

Mesoamerican Cloud Forest
Bomarea sp. James Gaither.

Bomarea sp. James Gaither.

Cuphea sp. Kathryn Rummel.

Cuphea sp. Kathryn Rummel.

Dahlia australis. Kathryn Rummel.

Dahlia australis. Kathryn Rummel.

Salvia along a Cloud Forest path. Kathryn Rummel.

Salvia along a Cloud Forest path. Kathryn Rummel.

Montanoa sp. Kathryn Rummel

Montanoa sp. Kathryn Rummel.

Bomarea sp. Kathryn Rummel.

Bomarea sp. Kathryn Rummel.


Recent Press

Pianos planted all over S.F. Botanical Garden
SF Chronicle, July 2015

SF Botanical Garden Sets Garden to Music for 75th Anniversary
ABC7, July 2015

Come Play a Piano in the San Francisco Botanical Gardens
KQED, July 2015

Pianos Flower in the San Francisco Botanical Garden
SF Examiner, July 2015

'Flower Piano' Exhibit Brings 12 Playable Pianos To Golden Gate Park Botanical Garden
Hoodline, July 2015

Scenes And Sounds From The First Weekend Of 'Flower Piano' In Golden Gate Park
SFist, July 2015

The 9 Best Pianos In Golden Gate Park
Broke-Ass Stuart, July 2015

Strange plants, fun performers at Botanical Garden party
San Francisco Chronicle, May 2015

Scenes of the City: SF Botanical Garden Celebrates 75 Years
7x7, May 2015

SF Botanical Garden 75th Celebration
KTVU, May 2015

SF Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park celebrates 75 years with free community celebration, May 31
Richmond District Blog, May 2015

Seeds: Two garden events in the Bay Area worth the drive
Sacramento Bee, May 2015

JoSon's modern tools illuminate traditional art in 'Fotanicals'
SFGate, January 2015

Photography Exhibition Reveals the Secret Language of Flowers
Garden Design, January 2015

Escapes: Blooming magnolias in Golden Gate Park
Sacramento Bee, January 2015

How Technology Saves the World's Plants
Ask Foundation, October 2014

San Francisco Botanical Garden's Spring Wildflower Explosion
Curbed, March 2014

20 Things to do in San Francisco this Spring
Luxury Travel Magazine, March 2014

See Romance in Bloom at the San Francisco Botanical Garden
Garden Design, February 2014

Photography Exhibit Displays Trees in Their Best Light
Garden Design, February 2014

Press Archive


Film, Video, and Photo Production

All commercial film, video or photo production on Recreation and Park Department property requires a Film Permit.

SFBGS and San Francisco Recreation and Park Department San Francisco Botanical Garden's beauty and value as a major cultural resource are the result of a successful public/private partnership between San Francisco Botanical Garden Society and the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.

ADMISSION  FREE for Members, SF Residents (with proof of residency) & School Groups | $7 Non-residents | Discounts for Seniors & Children

LOCATED In Golden Gate Park, with entrances at the corner of Ninth Ave. at Lincoln Way (Main Gate) & at MLK Jr. Drive off the Music Concourse (Friend/North Gate) | Phone: (415) 661-1316 | Mail: 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122-2370

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