About this activity
What's included, what's not
Visitors are always welcome to freely browse and shop in our retail plant nursery
Free docent led tours. Check Garden's website for schedule.
Self Guided Tour Book
Children 12 and under are Free
Dogs on lease are welcome
Entry/Admission - The Ruth Bancroft Garden
Know Before You Book
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Service animals allowed
Near public transportation
Transportation is wheelchair accessible
Dogs on leash welcome
Most travelers can participate
Picnics welcome but no food is sold on site.
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
10/18/2019 - 3/10/2022
Tuesday - Sunday: 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
What you can expect
Visit: The Ruth Bancroft Garden, 1552 Bancroft Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598-2361
Discover this world-renowned 3.5-acre garden, housing a large and unique collection of succulents, cacti and drought-tolerant plants from around the world. Beautiful in every season. The Garden’s founder, Ruth Bancroft, lived to be 109 and was a pioneer in drought-tolerant gardening. Looking for a fun and relaxing outing with family and friends, garden inspiration, or a great place to picnic, take photos, paint or bring the dog, the Garden is the perfect choice. Bring your lunch along and make it a picnic! Free parking.
Note: The Garden is handicapped accessible, but the pathways are gravel not paved. There is seating scattered throughout the Garden including wooden benches and chairs and several sets of café tables. No food is sold on-site.
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