San Francisco Botanical Garden

Explore 55 beautiful acres of landscaped gardens and open spaces that showcase more than 8,000 different kinds of plants from around the world. Accessible to all.

Today’s Hours

Open 7:30am – 7pm
Last entry today is 6pm

All Hours

Garden Explorer

The Gardens of Golden Gate Park are home to thousands of taxa from around the world. Each year, these collections are made available to researchers and educators in support of myriad projects. If you are interested in collecting plant material for research or educational purposes, please fill out this form. All collections done in the Gardens require a permit that will be issued after a review of the request.

Family Friendly

Garden Camp is back for an exciting summer of outdoor fun and learning!

Garden Camp connects children to plants and each other through structured activities and unstructured play, all amidst plants from around the world. We strive to enrich the “whole child” and develop a deep appreciation for plants, comfort with outdoor learning, and a lifelong love for the Gardens of Golden Gate Park.
Family Friendly

Bean Sprouts Family Days for Kids

The Children’s Garden invites kids to dig, water, pick, build, and explore for some free hands-on fun.