Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

  • 1212 Mission Canyon Road
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93105-2126
  • Phone: 805-682-4726
  • Fax: 805-563-0352
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Take a nature break!

Explore 5 miles of easy trails in this 78 acre wild crafted garden designed completely with California native plants. In one fun hike cover the coastal redwood forests to the inland cacti filled deserts that define California's unique nature experience.

The paved trail around the meadow and it's magnificent spring poppy display is perfect for wheelchairs and strollers, with plenty of benches to stop and enjoy the view. Dirt paths take you up to fabulous ocean views or down to the cool dampness of Mission Creek.

Children will love exploring the woods, learning in the Discovery Garden, and running through the Coyote Maze.

Enjoy history at the Mission Dam, culture at the Japanese Tea house. The Gift Shop is the perfect place for a unique memento or gift. Art and nature merge in the many nature inspired gifts including local jams and honey, sage chocolates, jewelry, home decor, children's discover toys, field guides and lots of art!


Picnic Area
Educational Programs
Gift Shop
Guided Tours
Kids Programs
Outdoor Activities
Paid Admission
Parking Available
Pet Friendly

Meeting Facilities Overview

Total Sqft.: 1200.00
Banquet Capacity: 300
Classroom Capacity: 72

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