Wear comfortable shoes while visiting the Desert Botanical Garden, and bring plenty of water to drink. Wear a hat, sunscreen and sunglasses. If you plan to rent an electric scooter, wheelchair or stroller, plan to arrive early, especially if you are visiting during the busy season.
Photography is allowed and encouraged in the gardens, and free Wi-Fi is available to guests in several locations within the garden. Also, cold beverage and vending machines are available near admissions. The gardens are non-smoking throughout the entire area, and smoking is only allowed in the parking lot. The garden shop's hours are from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.