Parks and Gardens in the East Bay--Milpitas to Berkeley

Alameda County Water District Drought Tolerant Demo Garden

43885 S. Grimmer Blvd, Fremont, CA 94538

Open daylight hours, free admission

University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley

200 Centennial Drive, Berkeley, CA 94720

Adults $7, child $2, students/seniors $5

Paid parking in UC lot across street $2.50 for 2 hours

Regional Parks Botanic Park – Tilden Regional Park

10 acres of CA native plants

Intersection of Wildcat Canyon Rd and South Park Drive in Tilden Regional Park in the Berkeley hills

Oct1-May31 Open 8:30-5:00, Jun1-Sep30 Open 8:30-5:30

Closed Jan 1, Thanksgiving Day, Dec 25

Ruth Bancroft Garden

1551 Bancroft Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Open: M-F 10-4, Sat 10-1, Closed Sundays (winter hours)

Closed Mar 30-Apr 11, Oct 12-Nov 7

Docent and self-guided tours available

Gardens at Heather Farm

1540 Marchbanks Dr, Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Has a native and a low-water plant areas within the garden

Open daily during daylight hours, free admission

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