California Botanic Garden is committed to making its exhibitions, programs and services accessible to all.
All buildings and most garden areas at CalBG are accessible to visitors with limited mobility. Due to the terrain, some areas may present challenges to those with ambulatory disabilities. The CalBG Master Plan considers accessibility in all aspects of its design. If you have questions or comments about accessibility at CalBG, please contact the Admissions Kiosk at (909) 625-8767, ext. 451.

Accessible Entrances and Parking

The front section of the parking lot is reserved for visitors with mobility impairments. CalBG’s main entrance is accessible to visitors of all ability levels. CalBG has parking spaces reserved for visitors with mobility impairments adjacent to the Administration Building on the Mesa (please check in with the Admissions Kiosk for access to these parking spaces) and next to the Grow Native Nursery and classrooms in the Horticulture Complex. CalBG staff are available to open doors for people who cannot do so themselves.

accessible garden routes

Directional signs are provided throughout the Garden to provide guidance for visitors with limited mobility.

education programs

CalBG provides learning opportunities for visitors of all ages and abilities. When scheduling a school visit, please notify the Registration Office about the learning or physical needs of your students. For more information, please contact the Registration Office at (909) 625-8767 ext. 206.

tours & public programs

Guided tours led by CalBG nature interpreters are available. For more information, please contact the Registration Office at (909) 625-8767 ext. 206 or email For information about accessibility during public programs, please call (909)625-8767 x451 or e-mail


The Administrative Building (first floor), California Courtyard, CalBG classrooms, all Garden venues and facilities (i.e., Container Garden, California Cultivar Garden) are all accessible by wheelchair. The Grow Native Nursery has gravel paths which might not be accessible to certain mobility devices.


Restrooms for use by our visitors in wheelchairs are located adjacent to the Trustees Oak Grove on the north end of the Mesa, next to the Forest Pavilion in the SoCal Gardens, and near the Grow Native Nursery.