Come tour the peace and beauty of Shinzen and the Clark Bonsai Collection. With landscape views at every turn of the path, your stroll along the walkways is a pleasant and rewarding experience. Discovering the art of bonsai through the notable Clark Bonsai Collection and the sculptures created is a gift to your senses.

Docent-Led Tours have been postponed until further notice. Call us at 559-840-1264 to discuss possible tour options.

Private Group Tours are Wednesday – Sunday, from 9:30 am – 3:00 pm. and the tours are typically 45 min – 1 hour in length.

Shinzen is a place for exploration, learning, reflection, serenity and renewal. During your visit, please be respectful of the grounds and of other visitors who are enjoying the beauty and peacefulness of the Garden.

Please stay on the paths.

Enjoy the use of benches and seating areas throughout the Garden.

Help preserve the Garden: do not climb on rocks, trees or shrubs. Do not collect plants, pick fruit or feed the wildlife.

To retain the quiet and serenity, do not shout or play loud music. No running.

Service animals are permitted. No pets allowed.

Use of bikes and skateboards, active sports, including roller blading, Frisbee, fishing, swimming and ball playing are prohibited.

Do not play or wade in the streams, waterfalls and ponds.

Please dispose of trash in receptacles provided.


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For docent-led tours group sizes usually work best when the group is broken into smaller groups of 8-10/group. For self-guided tours, you can visit us during our open hours and pay the entry fee.
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