Non Profits, Recreation

Sawtooth Botanical Garden

Hours of Operation

Visitor Center is open Monday through Saturday 9-5 pm  and Sundays noon-5 pm for our summer hours schedule through September 20.

After September 20, the Visitor Center is open M-F 10-4 pm and closed on the weekends until Memorial Day weekend in May.
Sawtooth Botanical Garden’s grounds are open dawn to dusk, year round.

Sawtooth Botanical Garden is a community resource showcasing native and cultivated plants that flourish at high altitude. The Garden connects people to the region’s unique beauty and fosters environmental stewardship through education, events, displays and plant collections. Visit the site to see living exhibits of plants that thrive in the Sun Valley area and learn about the five biomes of south central Idaho. Sawtooth Botanical Garden’s exhibits feature plant communities from the sagebrush steppe, riparian, montane, and alpine regions of Idaho, as well as beautiful perennial gardens that thrive in the local climate.

Sawtooth Botanical Garden offers classes for adults on vegetable gardening, care of orchids, native edibles, and medicial plants, as well as programs and activities for kids, including summer camps with a focus on learning about the plant world. Weekly wildflower walks depart from Sawtooth Botanical Garden from the end of May through the first week in August. Attend a walk to follow the bloom as it spreads through the Idaho high country! Members receive special rates and walks are open to non-members. Seasonal events include the annual Garden Tour and Gimlets in the Garden benefit in July and a holiday Lights in the Garden display during the month of December.

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