From Scottsdale take East McDowell 3 miles to Galvin Parkway. Turn left on Galvin and travel 1 mile to the entrance of PDBG.
The morning and evening are the best times to visit PDBG.
Right in the middle of Phoenix's Papago City Park is a Sonoran desert paradise. Called Phoenix Desert Botanical Gardens, it has one of the best collections of desert flora in the US. In the Spring PDBGs comes alive with numerous flowers providing an infinite number of photographic opportunities.