South Coast Botanic Garden

Palos Verdes Peninsula, California

South Coast Botanic Garden Professional Review and Guide

"The South Coast Botanic Garden, owned by Los Angeles County,
was developed on a sanitary landfill site in 1959. The 87-acre
garden includes plant collections that represent southern Africa, Australia, and the Mediterranean.

Within this impressive garden is a rose garden with more than 1,600 hybrids that circles a large fountain, a children’s garden with a miniature enchanted house, a gazebo, an arched bridge over a fish pond, a succulent and cactus garden, herb and vegetable gardens, a fuchsia garden, and a water-wise garden. A large man-made lake with an island supports an abundant bird population. A canyon with a channel of water winds through ripari an and marshland habitats, a woodland of pines and junipers, coastal redwoods, flowering fruit trees, palm trees, and over 50 species of eucalyptus trees."

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Trail Information

Palos Verdes Peninsula
Nearby City
1-2 miles
Distance
100 feet
Elevation Gain
Several options
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
1-2 hours
Duration
Year-round
Best Times
U.S.G.S. Torrance • South Coast Botanic Garden map
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Jun 2018