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

9am-7pm daily

Parking & Directions

Parking at Descanso

There is plenty of parking at Descanso Gardens and parking is FREE!

Public transportation

We are located approximately half mile from two bus stations. Metro makes it easy to find public transportation options for getting to Descanso. Visit Metro’s trip planner.

Where is Descanso located?

Descanso only seems like a world away, but we’re right in the heart of Los Angeles near the intersection of the 210 and 2 freeways. We’re just a 20-minute drive from downtown Los Angeles and 10 minutes from Pasadena. Access the map here

Descanso’s address

1418 Descanso Drive
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011

Getting around the gardens

Get our handy garden map for a birdseye view of Descanso.

Check out the current map

Did you know?

We currently don’t have electric vehicle charging stations in our parking lot but stay tuned, we’re working on it!