Descanso Gardens, La Canada Flintridge

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An urban retreat of year-round beauty only 14 miles north of downtown Los Angeles. Visitors can enjoy renowned botanical collections including: a 20-acre camellia forest, a 5-acre international rose garden, a Japanese-style Garden and Tea House, California natives including an 1,100-tree Coast live oak forest, and a Lilac Garden. In addition, guests of all ages can enroll in a wide variety of classes and programs, hear great music at summer concerts and experience annual festivals that reflect the changing seasons. More than a park, botanical beauty, peace and quiet, year-'round!
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  • If you are looking for a serene getaway in the heart of Los Angeles look no further than Descanso Gardens. It is delightful for its different gardens filled with all your favorite flora. It is an easy...  more »
  • The most beautiful rose garden I have been too (even Huntington, gasp). While the beds are formal there is an integration with other plants to give the garden as a whole a more diversified appearance....  more »
  • This was a beautiful garden with a delightful array of flowers in bloom during our visit on the first of April. Multiple different colors of tulips were especially impressive to me. Lavender was in the early stages of growth. Large garden with ample space for long walks that are highlighted by the gorgeous flowers. There is a pond with ducks as well as a Japanese Garden. Highly recommend!
  • Beautiful gardens to visit. I have now been twice with family and it is very pleasant. Once during day where you can SEE things and once at night during xmas time where everything is lit up and interactive which was also a very cool experience. Check it out whether alone, on a date or with family. Great spot for adults and kids to bond! Tip: plan on spending about an hour here or more depending on how leisurely you want to be.

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