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

http://www.acwd.org/wc_garden.php5

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

http://botanicalgarden.berkeley.edu/

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

http://www.nativeplants.org/

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

http://www.ruthbancroftgarden.org/

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

http://www.gardenshf.org/


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