Balboa Park Best Gardens Ranked from Must See

The Cotton Club first opened its doors in 1920, known then as the Club Deluxe

The Cotton Club first opened its doors in 1920, known then as the Club Deluxe

Marston House Garden

Plant lovers often wander the 4.5 acres of Marston House Garden in Balboa Park for hours. 

Inez Grant Parker

Inez Grant Parker Memorial Rose Garden is a Balboa Park must-see for plant lovers, and it’s unexpectedly crowd-free. 

San Diego’s Lush Canyons

This eponymously named garden is 2 acres of lush and shady with 58 species of palms and almost 500 plants.

May S. Marcy Sculpture Court

San Diego Museum of Art’s Marcy S. May Sculpture Garden has no flowers

Veteran’s Memorial Garden

It has an 18-foot wingspan and floats over a reflecting pool

EthnoBotany Garden

The EthnoBotany Children’s Peace Garden is home to several terraced plots featuring traditional Kumeyaay