Community Group Visits

Organized groups of 12 people or more planning to visit the Garden during regular hours are required to contact the Garden by calling (562) 985-8420 or by emailing to obtain permission beforehand. A minimum of one week’s advance notice is required, and group visits of 40 or more are required to pay a $1 per person fee. Details will be worked out between your group coordinator and Garden staff.

Walk-in groups of 12 or more are not permitted. Please see the heading below to see some of our group classifications.

All groups must follow Garden Rules at all times, no exceptions unless given explicit permission.

Please Note: Guided tours are subject to availability. Our ability to accommodate docent led tours are very limited at this time.

Group Classifications

All groups of more than 12 people are required to contact us for advance permission. That includes but is not limited to the following classifications:

Community Group

  • Groups of seniors, adults, or children (accompanied by an adult)
  • Child/Adult daycare
  • Retirement Centers 
  • Social clubs/community organizations
  • Commercial/tourism groups
  • Camps 
  • Girl/Boy Scout troops

  • Public school classes
  • Private schools classes

  • CSULB classes
  • CSULB clubs
  • CSULB programs
  • CSULB departmental guests