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Desert Garden, San Diego

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#36 of 43 in Parks in San Diego
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  • September 23, 2017
    Confession: I have an admitted obsession with cactus and succulents, so this little garden has a particular attraction for me. With that out of the way, it is completely worth anyone's time to wander ...  more »
  • August 19, 2017
    Just across the street is the rose and cactus garden and you won't be sorry! So many beautiful roses and cacti. We loved it especially being from North East Ohio where we obviously never see cactus pl...  more »
  • May 31, 2017
    In this part you can walk around and look at the different plants and flowers in the paths that wind around the area. A nice side trip to go from the heart of Balboa park. Free attraction.
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  • April 4, 2017
    A desert in the city? Just amazing!
  • January 3, 2017
    It was a visual spectacle comprised of every cactus imaginable. Sadly a majority of the plants were dying or vandalized.
  • January 31, 2016
    The desert garden is a cool and unique place go walk around. The enormous cactus that's created a cave is really interesting. I'm glad the park has some regional horticulture.
  • May 25, 2016
    Another wonderful spot in Balboa Park. Great for seeing all kinds of desert plants.
  • January 30, 2016
    Well worth a quick walk across the street from the main attractions.

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