Monterey Cypress (Cupressus macrocarpa) towering over entry inside. Photo by Saxon Holt.
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Welcome to San Francisco Botanical Garden, one of the most diverse gardens in the world. Escape to a unique, 55-acre urban oasis of extraordinary beauty. The Botanical Garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, showcasing over 8,000 different kinds of plants from around the world.
San Francisco Botanical Garden is located in Golden Gate Park, near the corner of Ninth Avenue and Lincoln Way. For your convenience, there are two entrances, a Main Gate on Ninth Avenue, just inside the Park, and a North Gate on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, just steps from the Japanese Tea Garden, De Young Museum, and California Academy of Sciences.
We are open year-round, 365 days a year, starting at 9am. The Garden closes one hour after last entry. Last entry changes with the seasons:
Last entry: Spring & Summer
Last entry: Fall & Winter
Admission is FREE for all Members, San Francisco City & County Residents, and School Groups. Admission for non-residents is as follows:
The Botanical Garden is FREE the 2nd Tuesday of every month as well as Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Years Day.
Navigating the Garden