Ketchum Idaho: Sawtooth Botanical Garden

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Sawtooth Botanical Garden

Laid out on a five-acre parcel of ground just five miles south of Ketchum, Idaho is the Sawtooth Botanical Garden.

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  • The Sawtooth Botanical Garden is designed to "celebrate plants and inspire people."
  • The Garden is easily accessible at 11 Gimlet Road and Highway 75, just five miles south of the town of Ketchum, Idaho.
  • Programs provided by the Garden teach gardening techniques and ecological principles.

Overview

Founded in 1994 by a small group of environmentalists and passionate gardeners, the Garden was established to foster the community's understanding of both native and cultivated plants. The Sawtooth Botanical Garden is designed to "celebrate plants and inspire people."

Location & Information

The facility is available summer and winter and is a unique location for any type of celebration.

Serving the entire Wood River Valley community, the Garden is a non-profit public garden and is easily accessible at 11 Gimlet Road and Highway 75, just five miles south of the town of Ketchum, Idaho.

Call 208-726-9358 for information.

Activities

Tours
Visitors can enjoy self-guided tours of the gardens at any time. The Garden of Infinite Compassion is of particular interest, offering a wonderful place to meditate and stroll.

Programs & Workshops
The Garden offers various programs and workshops for kids and adults, focussing on gardening techniques as well as ecological principles that are relative to the local area's climatic conditions. The first project of the Sawtooth Botanical Garden was to build a community building complete with a solar greenhouse.

Event Facilities
The Sawtooth Botanical Garden also offers an alternative place to rent for private parties. A small indoor facility as well as a large lawn surrounded by native plants and walking trails make this a great location for wedding or other special events.

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