Botanic Garden/Biology Department
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, California 91330-8303

Phone: (818) 677-3496

© 2004 California State University, Northridge




Updated 1/3/14

Botanic Garden Directions and Parking Info.










 

 

 


From the 405 and 101 interchange...

Travel north on the 405 to Nordhoff Street.  Turn left from the offramp onto Nordhoff Street and travel approximately 3 miles to Lindley Avenue (one stoplight beyond Zelzah Avenue).   Turn right, and you will come to the campus Information Booth where you can purchase a parking pass and obtain a campus map. Parking permits may also be purchased from the self-service vending machines located in each parking lot. The Nordhoff/Lindley Info booth is occasionally closed due to nearby construction. Please use the Information Booth at Prairie & Zelzah (between Parking Lots G3 and G4), the Information Booth at Darby & Prairie (west side of campus) or the self-service vending machines in Lots G3 and G4.

From the 405 and 118 interchange...

Travel west on the 118 to Reseda Blvd.  Turn right from the offramp onto Rinaldi Avenue and then turn right again at Reseda Blvd.  You will travel over the freeway heading south.  At Nordhoff Street turn left and go to Lindley Avenue.  Turn left onto Lindley Avenue to the campus Information Booth where you can purchase a parking pass and obtain a campus map. Parking permits may also be purchased from the self-service vending machines located in each parking lot. The Nordhoff/Lindley Info booth is occasionally closed due to nearby construction. Please use the Information Booth at Prairie & Zelzah (between Parking Lots G3 and G4), the Information Booth at Darby & Prairie (west side of campus) or the self-service vending machines in Lots G3 and G4.


Parking

Parking is $6.00.  Parking Lots G3 and G4 are closest to the garden.  Handicap-accessible and hourly parking spaces are available in Lot F2 and north of the G3 parking structure. There is free parking on the streets along the east side of campus - check the signage for restrictions. 

From the Lindley/Nordhoff Information Booth to Lot G3/G4...

Continue north along Lindley (East University Drive) to the first driveway/parking lot (F2) on the right, and drive to the east end of the parking lot. At the exit, continue east to the second stop sign and then left to the western edge of Lot G3, OR, at the exit of Lot F2 take the first left onto Bertrand and then right along Prairie where there are entrances to Lot G3. Lot G4 is located north of Lot G3.

On Campus: The Botanic Garden is south of the University Student Union, northwest of the Health Center, and at the north side of Chaparral Hall.  Surrounded by a black metal fence, the garden is also east of Science Buildings 1 & 2, on the east side of East University Drive (Lindley Avenue).

Campus map:  http://www.csun.edu/maps/cm1.html