Beautiful gardens in the Sonoran Desert
The Desert Botanical Garden is a 140-acre botanical garden located in Papago Park in Phoenix. It is consistently ranked as one of the top things to see in the area. The gardens highlight 50,000 desert plants with a lovely backdrop of the red rocks of Papago Buttes. There are 5 distinct trails to explore and see the diverse and beautiful plants that can thrive in some of the driest hottest and areas in the world.
The Desert Botanical Garden also offers specialized tours, special events, seasonal exhibits, concerts, family activities and a gift and plant shop. There is a wonderful restaurant on site.