All visitors who aren’t members must buy a general admission ticket.

9am-7pm daily


9am–7pm daily
Members can enter early at 8am

Garden Admission

Buy general admission tickets

Non-members must purchase a general admission ticket to visit the gardens

Become a member

Members get FREE admission during regular daytime hours


1418 Descanso Drive
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011

All aboard!

Descanso Railroad is open!

Escape to Descanso

Descanso Gardens sits on 150 acres of cultivated and wild land nestled into a natural bowl by surrounding mountains. Explore our many paths and trails, verdant woodlands, lush gardens, and colorful native flowers. Escape the urban buzz and enjoy the best of the season.


Join our vibrant member community and support our growth

  • Free daytime garden admission 364 days a year
  • Daily 8am early admission
  • Early access and discounts to events such as Carved & Enchanted
  • Discounts at Jones Coffee at Descanso and The Store
  • And more!

“Descanso has inspired me since I was a child, decades ago. Now it has inspired my son to celebrate and wonder at nature.”

Descanso Guest
Secret Gardens


Best spot for a quiet convo

A tucked away bench near the native plants

Relax on a bench up the hill in the California Garden, a spot with a prime view that feels secluded. It’s a perfect place for quiet contemplation or conversation.

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