Address: 1701 South Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA
A beloved Palm Springs roadside attraction specializing in extraordinary cacti, succulents, and 3,000 other desert plants – along with several unique tortoises, including one older than 90!
The garden’s charming footpath guide you through 2-acres of mature habitats, as well as “The World’s First Cactarium” – a cactus terrarium filled with a myriad of unusual species. Also on-property, a charming 1920’s Mediterranean home dubbed the Cactus Castle, an Instagram-worthy petrified wood loveseat, and outdoor giftshop.
Entrance is $5 for adults and parking is free along the street.
For more information on Moorten Botanical Garden, please visit www.moortenbotanicalgarden.com.
Scroll down to watch a video on Moorten’s, from KCET’s iconic TV show “Visiting with Huell Howser”.
While in the area, consider checking out Indian Canyons, the seasonal 60-foot waterfall at Tahquitz Canyon, Village Green Heritage Center, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, Palm Springs Air Museum, ATV Sand Dunes, Smoke Tree Stables, and Palm Desert’s Living Desert Zoo and Gardens.
The photos were taken May 2021. Click to enlarge.