Balboa Park Succulent Gardens Up-Close | San Diego, California

As the summer begins in San Diego, locals and visitors are reminded of how valuable our water resources are in California. Explore the wonders of Balboa Park’s water savvy succulent gardens. This photo tour explores the beauty you can only see up close in the Desert and Australia Gardens. Enjoy a leisurely stroll thought these drought-resistant gardens anytime of year. Enter the gardens near the pedestrian bridge by the Inez Grant Parker Memorial Rose Garden. The gardens are free to the public 365 days a year.

Download the tour map with plant reference guide.

Images are courtesy of Gary Waldrop Photography.

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