The San Francisco Zoological Gardens inspires caring for and appreciation of flora and connects guests to the vital role plants play in the health of our planet.


Welcome To Our Gardens


In addition to the wonderful animals that you’ll see during a visit to the San Francisco Zoo, you will also find bountiful gardens and plentiful plants. With our year-round mild climate, we can grow a wide variety of plants from all over the world, including beautiful California native plants and unique specimens from exotic locales. Navigate these pages for more information about our gardens and stop to admire the plant species in our park.