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Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
1500 North College Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711
Media contact: April Garbat, Communications Specialist, (909) 625-8767 ext. 260, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, founded in 1927 by Susanna Bixby Bryant, is the largest botanic garden dedicated exclusively to California’s native plants. The Garden is located on 86 acres in Claremont, approximately 35 miles east of Los Angeles. RSABG, a private, nonprofit organization, offers educational programs and special events throughout the year and is home of the Botany Department for Claremont Graduate University. RSABG offers superb selection of California native plants for sale at Grow Native Nursery in Claremont.

Visitor information

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden is located at 1500 N. College Avenue, Claremont, California. It is open daily from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., and closed January 1, July 4, Thanksgiving and December 25. The Garden Gift Shop is open daily from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. except for the days that the Garden is closed. Admission: free for RSABG members; $8 adults; $6 seniors and students; $4 children 3-12; Grow Native Nursery Claremont is open October through May, Thursday through Monday; admission fees do not apply to visit the nursery. For more information, please call (909) 625-8767 or email info[at] 

Recent press

Claremont garden offers a cure for Black Friday madness (Inland Dailey Bulletin, November 25, 2015)

Efforts grow to preserve California's threatened plant species (Inland Daily Bulletin, November 16, 2015)

Weekend events (Inland Daily Bulletin, October 1, 2015)

The Dry Look (Westways Magazine, September 2015)

Current Events (Westways Magazine, September 2015)

RSABG exhibit highlights photography by Garden visitors (Claremount Courier, August 5, 2015) 

Butterflies and Brews to showcase life after dark at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden (Inland Daily Bulletin, June 29, 2015)

Claremont Folk Festival features guest Ben Harper, musical education, more (Inland Daily Bulletin, May 30, 2015)

RSABG's Butterfly Pavilion will take flight (Claremont Courier, May 5, 2015)

RSABG celebrates spring with open house, sage festival (Claremont Courier, March 3, 2015)

Southern California colors abound during wildflower season (Los Angeles Daily News, Febrary 27, 2015)

Volunteers fix trails, plant trees in Big Tujunga five years after Station Fire (Los Angeles Daily News, January 12, 2015)

Luminarias help bring a warm holiday glow (Los Angeles Daily News, December 1, 2014)

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden: Metaphors for our lives (Angelus Online, October 17, 2014)