James Family Discovery Gardens
Come celebrate the beauty and extraordinary biological diversity of the Central Highlands in our accessible native gardens. Experience outdoor learning in a whole new light!
- Accessible Native Habitats
- Guided Walks with Naturalists
- ‘Lens on Learning’ Guidebooks
- Interactive Learning Circles
- Beautiful Outdoor Event Venue
- Children’s Nature Play Area
- Gathering Circle
- Grow Native Demo Gardens
- Riparian Riches
- Montane Forests
- Rainwater Harvesting
- Ethnobotanical Gardens
- Secret Nook
- Woodland Wonders
- Graceful Grasslands
- Chaparral Hillsides
- Forest Play
Celebrating the Central Highlands
Experience the wonders of nature in the Highlands Center’s new Discovery Gardens
Stroll or roll along a seasonal creek and through the forest on an accessible paver pathway to discover a variety of Learning Circles. Bring the kids and play in a natural Forest Play area. Listen to birds and sounds of the forest in the Secret Nook or relax in the shade on a comfortable bench.
Need a place for an outdoor event in a quiet, pristine forest setting?
Rent the Ramada within our garden for your wedding or private gathering.
Learn more about our location and site hours.