Alta Vista Botanical Gardens
Discover the Secret Beauty of Alta Vista Botanical Gardens in Vista, CA


Alta Vista
Botanical Gardens

Visit the Gardens!

Admission is $5.00 For Non-Members

$3.00 For Children 3 To 12 Years Old
2 and younger are free
Groups of 8 or more should contact us for reservations and rental rates. 
There is a $50 photography fee due for photo sessions taken in the Gardens


MONDAY Through FRIDAY – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

SATURDAY & SUNDAY – 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM 

Alta Vista Botanical Gardens is a 501(c)(3) Not for Profit Corporation

Join Us Sunday

10am – Noon

Learn how to propagate plants! Join us for propagation education, potting and camaraderie!

Join in with our horticulturist Lois Walag and learn more about propagation and potting plants. Help us grow our growing area. 

Business Mixer at the Alta Vista Botanical Gardens

Join us this Wednesday, September 13, for a Business Mixer at the Alta Vista Botanical Gardens!

If you’ve never visited the gardens (and even if you have!), this is your chance to enjoy one of Vista’s hidden gems! Catch up with fellow Vista Chamber Members and meet professionals from all over North County to make new connections.

Handel’s Ice Cream will join us to serve their delicious ice cream starting at 5:30pm.

Volunteer Days!

Last Saturday of the month,
Help us make the gardens grow!

Find Your Special Place in the Gardens

Healing Garden Oasis

Be a part of the newest garden at AVBG.  This very special garden based on the theme of Wellness & Happiness is an ongoing project that everyone is helping to bring to life. Experience the therapeutic benefits of nature and participate in hands-on activities that are healing, fun &  meaningful.

Rock painting, volunteering, events and sponsorships.

Volunteers Needed!

Front Gate & Gift Shop

Volunteers are what keep our gardens growing and we are hoping that’s you. We are currently looking for some friendly faces to help us greet visitors at the gate check-in table and in our Gift Shop at the main house. 

For more information email Jacque at: to volunteer.

Rent the Garden

Have your special event in
one of our beautiful
community areas:
Reception Rose Garden
Garden House
Ceremonial Garden
and many more.

Get Involved

Become a partner to help provide an extraordinary sanctuary for children, adults and all people who wish to give back to our community.

– Alta Vista Botanical Gardens

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