Alta Vista Botanical GardensAlta Vista Botanical Gardens
Alta Vista Gardens was established as a botanical garden for the education, enlightenment and inspiration of children, and the child within us all. It is a place to reflect, relax and recharge. The Gardens are a living, changing and interactive envir... Read more
Alta Vista Gardens was established as a botanical garden for the education, enlightenment and inspiration of children, and the child within us all. It is a place to reflect, relax and recharge. The Gardens are a living, changing and interactive environment bringing together people, nature and art. It serves as a gathering place, an educational center, a forum for the arts and an exhibit of the most remarkable, beautiful and rare plants in the world.
Located at the top of Brengle Terrace Park in Vista, Alta Vista Botanical Gardens are 14 acres of designated gardens filled with noteworthy, beautiful and rare plants from around the world. Our garden themes include Australian, Jungle, Culinary and Medicinal Herb, Desert, Rare Fruit Forest, and the Labyrinth.
Integrated throughout the Garden are works of art created by local artists including Ricardo Becerra’s Serpent and Melissa Ralston’s The Blessings Tree. Also featured are walking trails, beautiful ponds, a cascading waterfall, shaded arbors and benches.
Birds, Bugs and Butterflies Children’s Garden with fun interactive features such as a music garden and human sundial. Kid’s Classes are offered the first Saturday of each month
Nature trails for hiking and jogging, dogs welcome
The Garden Gift Shop (open Saturdays)
Community areas perfect for weddings and gatherings, available for rental
Shaded picnic tables and scenic views across Vista to the ocean