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San Diego Botanic Garden

230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 436-3036

Hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Closed Christmas Day

Visit the official website.

With a mission to inspire people of all ages to connect with plants and nature, San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas features rare bamboo groves, desert gardens, a tropical rainforest, California native plants, Mediterranean climate landscapes, and a whimsical children’s tree house.

DPR owns parkland in the City of Encinitas that is leased and operated as the San Diego Botanic Garden, and DPR has completed design on a project to construct new administrative and horticulture buildings along the western perimeter of the garden for existing staff and maintenance needs. This project will also make improvements to the existing Lawn and Larabee Houses, which are at the center of the garden and currently accommodate horticulture staff and maintenance equipment. This project will improve functionality and provide better use for interpretation by visitors. The construction phase is underway and is expected to be completed in Fall 2019. See below for renderings of the upcoming buildings currently under construction.

Click here to view concept plans.

For more information, contact Marcus Lubich at 858-966-1348 or marcus.lubich@sdcounty.ca.gov.

Visit the News & Events page for park events, updates and closures. 

  • Admin Building Rendering
    Admin Building Rendering
  • Admin Building Northeast View
    Admin Building Northeast View
  • Admin Building Southeast View
    Admin Building Southeast View
  • Hort Rendering Perspective
    Hort Rendering Perspective
  • Admin Building East View
    Admin Building East View
  • Admin Building West View
    Admin Building West View
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