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Ancient Forest Opening @DescansoGardens

  • Descanso Gardens 1418 Descanso Drive La Cañada Flintridge, CA, 91011 United States (map)

Activities at the Ancient Forest opening are free with Gardens admission and include:

• Ancient Plant Walk, 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m.: Take a guided tour of the new Ancient Plants Garden and learn more about these fascinating plants.

• Fossil Table, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: An educator from the Natural History Museum will oversee this display of fossils. Learn more about the world of the dinosaurs and maybe even touch a fossil from the Jurassic era!

• Make a Fossil, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Make a plant fossil in this hands-on activity for all ages.

Admission to Descanso Gardens is $9 for adults; $6 for seniors and students with a school I.D.; $4 for children 5 to 12, and free for age 4 and younger. Join Descanso Gardens and enjoy free admission  

Early entry year-round. Descanso Gardens is open daily (closed Christmas) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with extended summer hours from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, June 18 to Aug. 20.

The Ancient Forest featuring plants considered "living fossils," dating back to the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods will be opening to he public as well as the new Cycad Collection. 

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