The Garden is open! Make a reservation online.
Online advanced admission tickets are required for all visitors that are not UCBG Members or Cal Affiliates.
Parking is available in a lot located across the street from the main entrance to the Garden. It is a pay lot at the rate of $1 per hour and is enforced all day. The lot is operated by UC Berkeley’s Department of Parking and Transportation.
Getting Here By Campus Shuttle
From Downtown Berkeley Bart, Monday – Friday (no weekend service):
- Take the Campus Perimeter shuttle from the Downtown Berkeley BART Station (Shattuck Avenue @ Addison Street) in downtown Berkeley to Hearst Mining Circle.
- At the Hearst Mining Circle transfer to the H (Hill) Line shuttle which brings you directly to the Botanical Garden.
- Each shuttle costs $1.
Directions to the UC Botanical Garden may be affected by football games at California Memorial Stadium. Centennial Drive below the Botanical Garden is closed 4 hours prior to kickoff. Centennial Drive from Grizzly Peak to the Garden remains open. Click here for driving detour information. For a list of upcoming game days and times, visit the Cal football website.
Sep 4 (Sat) 3:30 PM Road Closure (7:30 PM game)
Sep 18 (Sat) 9:00 AM (1:00 PM game)
Oct 2 (Sat) TBD
Oct 23 (Sat) TBD
Oct 30 (Sat) TBD
Nov 13 (Sat) TBD