Matthei Botanical Gardens has the best Of both worlds.
An indoor conservatory where you get to walk through a lush rain forest and a dry desert.
Beautiful hiking trails outdoors
We are doing both.
Cost: parking is a Maximumum of $5 for the day. Conservatory and Hiking Trails are FREE.
1:15- Meet inside Conservatory lobby
1:30-3:00- Meander, Explore and chat with others inside the Conservatory
3:00- Meet back in Conservatory Lobby
3:15- 5:00ish- Hit the trails! We will hike approx. 3-4 miles on easy, yet beautiful terrain.