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Docent-led Tours

Join us for daily tours through the Botanical Garden led by trained docents or explore on your own with special features designed to enhance your next visit.


Free Tours

  • Daily: 1:30pm at Main Gate
  • Spring & Summer through September: Friday, Saturday & Sunday: 2pm at Friend/North Gate
  • Bird Walk: first Sunday of every month: 8am at Main Gate

Interpretation Stations

Docent-staffed Interpretation Stations offer visitors the opportunity to learn more about the Garden at various locations on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30am–3:30pm. See signage at either entrance for specific information or ask Visitor Services staff at either kiosk for Interpretation Station locations.

For group and private tours, call (415) 661-1316 ext. 416. For school field trips, call (415) 661-1316 ext. 407.

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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