Visit The Gardens at Heather Farm

A local gem nestled on a picturesque hillside adjacent to Walnut Creek’s Heather Farm Park, The Gardens at Heather Farm is an independent nonprofit operating a free public garden with six acres of natural landscape to explore.

Cowden Rose Garden Blooming Pink & Red

Diablo Ascent Garden in the Autumn

Diablo Ascent & Eagle Sculpture

Gorgeous, Flower-filled Views


With dozens of paved and gravel pathways, a rose-covered gazebo, waterfall area, conservation garden, children’s garden and a variety of seasonal displays, your visit to The Gardens will be both inspiring and educational.

Drop by for an afternoon stroll and take in the lovely fragrances and gorgeous views. Check out our scannable PlantsMap tags and learn more about our garden’s plants. Bring a blanket and spread out with the family for lunch on our grassy Meadow Lawn.

New garden map created and generously donated by Guida Surveying Inc.

Garden Hours: Open 7 days a week, during daylight hours (except during private events, closed for weddings most weekend afternoons between April 1st and November 1st. Check the calendar for specific closure times, or email or call ahead before visiting (925) 947-1678.
Office HoursMonday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4pm; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: 1540 Marchbanks Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94598 – View Map
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Self-Guided Tours: A free self-guided tour is available for individual visitors. Garden brochures & maps are available at the office.

Group Use: Any organized group use including photography requires prior reservations. Please call our main office at (925) 947-1678.

Garden Photography: A permit and payment of photography fee is required for all professional photography in our gardens. Excludes photography performed during a group’s rental period. Fill out our form to request a photography session.