Encinitas, California

Quail Botanical Gardens

Grand opening June 13, 2009: the new Hamilton Children’s Garden. Featuring a 17-foot treehouse with lookout points, bridges and a rope ladder entrance.Located 20 minutes north of San Diego in Encinitas, California, Quail Botanical Gardens features over 35 acres of exhibits, including a Mexican Garden, rare bamboo groves, desert gardens, a tropical rainforest, California native plants, Mediterranean climate landscapes, the Undersea Succulent Garden, Landscaping for Fire Safety, a subtropical fruit garden, an interactive children’s garden, the Seeds of Wonder and a miniature railroad, within a landscape that replicates a local Southern California scene in the 1920s-1930s.Open 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily, except Christmas and New Years Day [ info ]

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