UC Santa Cruz Arboretum and Botanic Garden

1490 High Street - Arboretum Road at High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064


The UCSC Arboretum welcomes visitors to enjoy the gardens. Plant collections from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and California Natives and world conifers. Always something blooming.

  • Arboretum open daily 9am - 5pm (except Jan. 1-6, July 4, Thanksgiving & Christmas). Norrie's Gift Shop open daily 10am - 4pm.
  • Points of Interest
  • Tours
  • Bird Watching
  • Wildlife Watch
  • Misc. Shopping
  • Shopping Specialty Items
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Adventures