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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
Fort Bragg / Noyo Harbor


Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens Lose yourself for an hour — or all day — at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, one of only a handful of public gardens with ocean frontage. These magical 47 acres encompass manicured gardens, fern-ringed ponds, intimate pocket gardens, coastal pine forests, and wildflower-strewn bluffs at ocean’s edge. Enjoy a picnic on a lush meadow lawn, savor a strawberry from the organic demonstration Vegetable Garden, or plan your celebration in a rustic gazebo encircled by the glory of late-summer dahlias. The mild maritime climate offers ideal growing conditions for rhododendrons, heaths, heathers, roses, succulents, conifers, and so much more. A birding hot-spot, the Gardens provides habitat for more than 180 species that live in or visit the Gardens yearly. The Cliff House provides an indoor vantage for watching the winter and spring grey whale migration. Spring brings a profusion of bulbs and stunning rhododendrons. In summer you will find a riot of color in the Display House overflowing with fuchsias, begonias, and hungry hummingbirds. In the fall, an abundance of mushrooms burst forth — a mycologist’s paradise! This “garden for all seasons” is a place of inspiration for gardeners, artist, and all who visit. Experience the rugged beauty of the Mendocino Coast mixed with peaceful tranquility at this garden by the sea. Summer Hours (Mar -Oct) 9am to 5pm; Winter Hours (Nov - Feb) 9am to 4pm. The Garden Store and Nursery are open year-round; Rhody’s Garden Café is open April to Sept. There is no admission fee to shop or dine.

• Dog-Friendly • Retail Store & Nursery • Café with Wi-Fi • Events & Weddings
WHERE: 18220 N. Hwy 1, Fort Bragg

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