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Directions

 

San Diego Botanic Garden is just 30 minutes north of downtown San Diego in Encinitas, California. It covers approximately 35 acres, which runs parallel to Interstate 5 between Encinitas Blvd and Leucadia Blvd.

NOTE: UBER AND LYFT DRIVERS DO NOT USE SAXONY RD. NOT A ENTRANCE. Current Entrance is at 300 Quail Gardens Drive, across from the San Dieguito Heritage Museum at the Heritage Ranch.

See Visitor Guidelines


Coming from the South:

Take I-5 North

Exit Encinitas Boulevard and turn right (heading east) (0.5 miles)

Turn left on Quail Gardens Drive (0.3 miles)

Turn left on Ecke Ranch Road (0.2 miles)

Garden entrance and parking will be on your left

Additional parking will be on your right

 

Coming from the North:

Take I-5 South

Exit Leucadia Boulevard and turn left (heading east) (0.5 miles)

Turn right on Quail Gardens Drive (0.7 miles)

Turn right on Ecke Ranch Road (0.2 miles)


Garden entrance and parking will be on your left


Additional parking will be on your right


Using Public Transportation:

Visit the North County Public Transportation District website to plan your trip: http://www.gonctd.com
From the Encinitas Station take the NCTD Breeze (bus) route 309 Towne Center. Get off at the Encinitas Blvd stop at Westlake St. Walk north on Westlake St to the San Diego Botanic Garden Entrance, approximately 0.3 miles. (Westlake St turns into Quail Gardens Drive).