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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

18220 N Highway 1, Fort Bragg, California 95437 USA

Closed Now
Opens Sun 9a

“known for its tender species Rhododendrons”

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens was founded in 1961 by retired nurseryman Ernest Schoefer and his wife, Betty. Ernest's keen eye spotted the ample supply of water augmented by the mild coastal climate and quality soil essential to acid-loving plants like Rhododendrons. The Grand Opening of the Gardens was in 1966. By 1992, the Gardens had been purchased with grants from the California Coastal Conservancy and transferred to the Mendocino Coast Recreation and Park District. The Gardens is known for its tender species Rhododendrons that produce some of the most fragrant blossoms of the year. Native to the cloud forests of Southeast Asia and the Himalayas, these gems are restricted to a narrow band along the northern California coast in the U.S., where they thrive in the foggy, coastal climate.

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LeslieReynolds

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July 13, 2015
Rated 5.0

Beautiful Gardens with accessible walk way to a spectacular ocean view! We enjoyed the beautiful weather, friendly people, and a cowlick ice cream at the end of our walk. Highly recommend this stop!

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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

18220 N Highway 1
Fort Bragg, California
95437 USA

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  • Sun - Sat: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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