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The Ultimate LA Family Guide ™
A large garden that once provided the set of TV’s Fantasy Island.
301 North Baldwin Ave., Arcadia (626) 821-3222
Home to both a large Botanical Garden and a children’s garden.
350 W. Gainsborough Rd., Thousand Oaks (805) 494-7630
One of our favorite Train Rides are located in this garden.
1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada Flintridge (818) 999-4200
Famous for the Japanese Gardens. Also features a
Children’s Garden where everything is grown at a child’s
level. 1151 Oxford Rd., San Marino (626) 405-2100
While not the size of many larger gardens in Southern California, it is immaculately kept up and offers free admission.
2001 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks (805) 557-1135
Great venue to spot over 200 varieties of birds. This site offers a rose garden, a small lake, a garden of the senses and a children’s garden.
26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes (310) 544-1948
Los Angeles Gardens
Los Angeles has several special gardens for children of all ages.
Many of our gardens have been featured in movies. Others might have a train or a special children’s section.