Springtime Gardens With Discover & Go

Find restful gardens to walk around in the Bay Area with Discover & Go, our offering that provides access to free museum passes. In addition to numerous family attractions, you may explore gardens with your library card (starting with 2904).

Filoli, opens a new window is one special place that you may get tickets to visit with Discover & Go. This local San Mateo County garden feels restorative and inspiring with its many garden paths to walk along where you can admire the flowers blooming this spring. For those who like longer walks, there’s a winding Estate Trail around the grounds that feels peaceful. North of Filoli, you may also want to visit the Pulgas Water Temple, opens a new window or bike along the Crystal Springs Regional Trail, opens a new window.

Other gardens you may visit this spring through Discover & Go are the UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley, opens a new window and the Ruth Bancroft Garden, opens a new window. The UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley has “over 13,000 different kinds of plants from around the world” and the Ruth Bancroft Garden features hundreds of succulents.

Discover & Go passes become available at different times of the year. The number of passes you may reserve depends on the attraction. For example, you may only reserve a pass for the California Academy of Sciences, opens a new window once a year while the Cartoon Art Museum, opens a new window offers pass reservations once a month. Check out what’s available now through Discover & Go.

California Garden Books

Read about various gardens and trails to walk around California with these book recommendations.

The Bold Dry Garden

The California Garden Tour

The Gardens at Filoli

Spooky Trails and Tall Tales California

Where on Earth

Which garden will you visit with Discover & Go?