Moorten Botanical Garden

The Moorten Botanical Garden is open year-round and features Instagram-worthy desert plant gardens. This botanical garden and cactarium is ranked among the top “7 Gardens to Visit in Palm Springs” and USA Today’s “10 Best: Gardens in Palm Springs.” Explore roughly 3,000 varieties of exotic desert flora at Moorten Botanical Garden.

Cactus Garden

While the Moorten Botanical Garden is open year-round, summer hours are limited due to heat. From late fall to mid-spring, take advantage of the tours that take place between 10:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. Tour guides provide information about the species at Moorten and provide insight on water and light requirements of the desert plants.

Tours are free with admission. Admission is $5 for adults and seniors, $2 for children 15 and under, and free for kids under five years old.

Plan Your Palm Desert Vacation

Palm Desert, Palm Springs, and the entire Coachella Valley is home to a diverse collection of parks, gardens, and natural areas. Explore local favorite spots like Thousand Palms Oasis Preserve and Joshua Tree National Park for a unique experience in the mountainous desert.

Shadow Mountain is a favorite among all the Palm Desert resorts. Our extensive amenities and convenient location offer the perfect home base for your vacation.