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There are so many ways to enjoy Gamble Garden—from the big moments to the small. It’s a place to share a first kiss – as well as the first kiss of married life. Children see the magic of growing plants, and would-be gardeners of all stripes learn from our masterfully maintained gardens and horticultural reference library. Plan a visit with the whole family, or just take your lunch break in the Garden to get back a few moments of the day.

When visiting, please abide by our visitor policies. Click here to view.
All unvaccinated visitors are required to wear masks. To view the current COVID-19 guidelines from the City of Palo Alto and Santa Clara County, please click here.

To learn more about our famous Camellias, click here.
To learn more about our Watershed Garden, click here.

Admission is FREE

1431 Waverley Street
Palo Alto CA 94301
Tel: 650-329-1356
Email: [email protected]


Garden Hours

Open during daylight hours.
Portions of the garden are sometimes occupied by public events or closed for private events. Please refer to our booked area calendar and map below to determine which areas of the garden will be accessible during your visit.
Garden is disabled accessible.

Home, Library, and Office Hours

Monday – Friday, 9 am – 2 pm