South Coast Botanic Garden
26300 Crenshaw Blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
Botanical Garden: Birding, Nature Education, Picnic, Walk, Wildlife
A unique 87-acre garden environment. The garden was once a landfill and now has over 150,000 beautifully landscaped plants and trees. Some of the more diverse plants include flowering fruit trees, redwoods, ginkgos and pittosporum. The more popular gardens are the Water-wise Garden, Herb Garden, English Rose Garden, and Garden of the Senses. A small lake and stream bed attract various birds such as ducks, geese, coots, and blue heron. There are walking and shuttle tours and picnic areas. Horticultural lectures, classes and plant shows are provided for all visitors. This is an ideal place for school field trips!