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Discovery Station: Conifers and their Cones

Accessible Event

Date & Time:

Weekends and Holidays, June 30 to September 5; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Rock Garden (1185 York Boulevard)


Discovery Activities & Tours, Drop In, Family-Friendly


At Your Leisure


Included with Membership, Included with General Admission

Event Description

Explore the variety of conifers and cones in the beautiful Rock Garden.


  • Included with Garden Admission. Single Garden admission available, or purchase Full Garden Admission for access to all open RBG garden areas
  • FREE for RBG Members


FREE parking is available in the large lot across the street, with accessible parking available directly outside the Rock Garden Visitor Centre.

  • pin branches on tree with long needles
  • Garden House view at Rock Garden
  • Pinus parviflora 'Fukuzumi'
  • tall towering coniferous trees
  • View from Rock Garden's lower bowl looking up towards the visitor centre. The leaves of the japanese maple are starting to turn a bright red.
  • Rock Garden Weeping Norway Spruce

More Discovery in the Gardens

Spend some time with our Garden Interpreters to discover plants in a new way. Visit our Discovery Carts, go on a guided tour, and much more!