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Hours & Admission
WE ARE CLOSED ON MONDAYS AND HOLIDAYS.
Keystone Heritage Park Members! ADMISSION IS FREE! To apply for your membership click here.
ADMISSION POLICY: We accept cash & check payments on-site as you walk in the gate. Please deposit your admission fee in our Pay station just inside the gates. Or now pay easily using our paypal.me/khpgardens before you go!
*Admission fee covers the Entrance for both Desert Botanical Gardens and Chihuahua Desert Experience.
Your admission fee helps to support the upkeep and preservation of the Park. Thank you for your continued support!
Chihuahuan Desert Experience
PUBLIC & PRIVATE EVENTS
We're the best-kept secret in El Paso to visit and host your special event!
Sophisticated enough for elegant wedding celebrations, yet still warm and inviting for even the most intimate family gatherings, Reunions, Business Events, Birthday Parties, almost any event at the El Paso Desert Botanical Garden is one your guests will not forget.
With the Franklin Mountains serving as a backdrop and native plants and flowers lining every pathway, the El Paso Desert Botanical Garden boasts some of the city's most beautiful assets.
Currently, we are at 100% for our events
We are booking now at 100% for events in Spring 2021 with the stipulations that we may need to lower guest count due to COVID-19 transmission rates. We can always reschedule your event at no cost due to COVID-19 restrictions. We are not offering full refunds due to COVID-19 at this time.
Learn More to see our park features and how you can reserve a space or book the park for your next event.
Contact us for more information and a private tour.
We have availability on Wednesday, Fridays and Saturdays.
Pay your event fees here at paypal.me/khpgardens.
A security deposit of $500 is required for all events excluding #weddingwednesdays.
This will cover your event in case of extra guests, clean-up damage and non-compliance with COVID-19 regulations.
Located on the "Elevated Viewing Deck" inside the Gardens or immediately west of the wetland- enter through the gate at the north end of the parking lot.
Photography in the gardens!
Hobbyists and Personal photographs are encouraged throughout the gardens.
Feel free to share your images on our Google Business Page here
Professional photographers and production companies must reserve a time with the park staff. We have 3 options for commercial photographers. See Below Picture:
Professional photographers and production companies must reserve a time with the park.
We have 3 options for commercial photographers.
- $50 fee which gives you the freedom to work in the park with your subjects: wedding, engagements, graduations, family portraits, etc.
- We also offer a $250 per year photography membership. This membership will allow you to shoot in the park during open hours and will qualify you for submission to our preferred vendor list.
- To apply for membership. Fill out the form on our Visit Us Page. Please include your name, email, website, and social media channels.
- If you are a commercial photographer shooting models and need crew accommodations for advertising or any promotional purpose you are required to get a permit from the Event Director. Email: email@example.com for more information. Call 915-584-0563
Pay your fees for membership or photo session. paypal.me/khpgardens.
Covid 19 information:
We ask that you were a mask while in the park, and please practice social distancing whether you are a guest of the park or attending a private event.
For more up-to-date COVID-19 related information. Click below.
Upcoming Public Events 2021
New "Paraje de Paseo" Historical Exhibit in the Garden. Summer, 2021
Luminarias by the Lake 2021, Check back later for exact dates!
Interested in volunteering in one of El Paso's most beautiful and unique visitor sites? This park is run and managed by a fantastic volunteer staff. If you can see can yourself volunteering, then Click here for more information, We hope to see you soon!