South Coast Botanic Garden

Palos Verdes Peninsula, California 90274

South Coast Botanic Garden

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
100 feet
Elevation Gain
Several options
Trail Type
Skill Level
1-2 hours
Best Times
U.S.G.S. Torrance • South Coast Botanic Garden map
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