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Take home a volunteer-grown plant from our Gift Shop!

Take home a volunteer-grown plant from our Gift Shop!


El Chorro Regional Park
3450 Dairy Creek Road
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

garden Hours:

Open daily during daylight hours. The lower pathways are composed of decomposed granite and are designed to be ADA compliant. Some of the upper pathways are not. Dogs are allowed in the Garden on a leash and we ask that owners please pick up after their pets.

office and gift shop:

Tuesday through Friday, from 9AM to 5PM. Call for seasonal hours for Eve’s Garden Shop, Library, offices, and the Oak Glen Pavilion (closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day).


Suggested donation, $4.00. The Garden does not charge an admission fee but donations are accepted online, in the Gift Shop, or below the watering can next to the purple bridge.


El Chorro Regional Park charges a $3 per vehicle admission fee on weekends and holidays from April through September.

meet our Staff


Executive Director
805.541.1400 x 300

Lindsey Morgan

Education Director
805.541.1400 x 304

Joscelyn delatorre

AmeriCorps VIP Fellow
805.541.1400 x 305

Board of Directors


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Gaby Levine | President
Retired veterinarian;  Charter Member of Friends of San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden;  Past President

Eva Vigil | Vice President
Founder of Friends of San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden; Past President

Ke-Ping Tsao MD | Secretary/Treasurer

V. L. Holland
Emeritus Professor and Chair, Biological Sciences Department, Cal Poly

Tamara Blett, Retired National Parks Service

Lief McKay, RRM Design

Noelle Stilson, Halter Ranch