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