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We visited this botanic garden on a Saturday and it was not terribly crowded. The parking area is small and was nearly full due to a kids game going on in same recreation area. The trails are short and easy and our friend’s large dogs...More
This is little more than a public park with accent on walking trails, a baseball diamond and picnic areas. A true botanical garden it is not, especially when compared to UCLA’s, but it is altogether pleasant in its own limited way.
During winter almost all plants are dormant or dried. But the rare fruit orchards have some interesting fruits, such as white sapote.
We had a nice afternoon taking a leisure walk there and an astonishing view over the Thousand Oaks.
Nice local botanical garden. If you are expecting Descanso or the Los Angeles arboretum you will be disappointed. This is instead a place to walk and contemplate while in the hustle and bustle of expanding Thousand Oaks.
Perhaps if I were more of a flower and plant guy, I'd rate it higher. I went mostly to hike with my son. Perhaps we are spoiled. Once on a real trail, our views were of apartments and the oaks mall. Again if you are...More
My wife and I have hiked here on both of our trips to the Thousand Oaks Area. The hill top Cactus Garden is so cool. The views of the surrounding mountains is great and while being easy for people who don't hike up too many...More
I was fortunate to celebrate my 50th Birthday here... and all my friends loved it. "How have we never been here before?", they said. It's a nice, family and dog friendly hike. Views of Thousand Oaks are wonderful.
The Botanic Garden was within walking distance of my house, but when I first tried to find it, I thought the Garden was a plant nursery hidden on the side of a large park.
It was very small and didn't have a lot of interesting...More