Education, Conservation, Research
Welcome to Butterfly Farms Website
The mission of Butterfly Farms is to conserve native butterflies and their habitats through education and conservation. Please feel free to browse our website and join us in our efforts of Education, Conservation, and Research.
We are currently closed through April 2023 at the Farm in Poway.
Our butterfly free flight house (vivarium) is open to the general public with no reservation needed, for butterfly viewing, April 15 until November 15th, everyday from 10-3. Best days to visit are sunny warm days.
Our plant nursery is currently closed until April 15th our plant nursery is open 10-3 Tuesday through Saturday.
Vivarium visits are available during these hours and a $6 admission donation per person is requested.
Admission to the butterfly house is $6 per person. Children under 24 months in strollers are free.
Active duty military and their dependents are half price.
441 Saxony Road Encinitas, CA 92024
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One Day Pass$6.00
Monarch Butterfly Face Covering$10.00
Got Milkweed? Unisex Tee – Black Frost$20.00
Got Milkweed? Ladies Racer Back Tank – Black Frost$20.00
Asclepias speciosa (Showy milkweed)$2.00
Butterflies of Southern California Guide$9.00
Asclepias fascicularis (Narrowleaf milkweed)$2.00
Large Popup Cage$35.00
Medium Popup Cage$25.00
Lifestyle Brim Hat – Stone$25.00
Snapback Trucker Cap – Black$25.00
Asclepias curassavica (Tropical milkweed)$2.00
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