|Beautiful Filoli Gardens and Pulgas Water Temple
in San Francisco Bay Area
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Beautiful Filoli Gardens located at 86 Cañada Road, Woodside, CA 94062, is about 25 miles south of San
Francisco, at the southern end of beautiful Crystal Springs Reservoir. Filoli Mansion is set in 16 acres of formal
gardens surrounded by a 654-acre estate, located in Woodside, California.
We toured Filoli Gardens on April 28, 2017 to enjoy dazzling floral display in the gardens.
Lovely Wisteria purple flower clusters hanging off the wall of garden gate of Filoli with its signature fragrance
permeating the air. They are beautiful and heavenly smelling. They come in large clusters, and there are lots of
A peacock with magnificent display of spectacular feathers is greeting visitors near the entrance to the
The charming tree tunnel from the parking lot to Filoli Mansion. It's a great spot for a romantic walk. This is
an amazing place to visit if you like flowers.
Wow! Fabulous place. Forget the shops, look at nature instead. One of many gorgeous Camellia in Filoli
Gardens. It’s a real eye-catcher.
Sheer beauty of the gardens and displays. More gorgeous camellia.
Red azalea in full bloom.
Front entrance to Filoli House. The 16 acres of formal gardens are surrounded by a 654-acre estate and
magical forest filled with trees whose twisted, moss-covered branches seem to come out of a fairytale book.
The rare and colorful flowers, along with birds chirping and the cool breeze make walking here a surreal
Charming Upper Crystal Springs Reservoir and Santa Cruz Mountains as viewed from Cañada Road just
north of Filoli Gardens. The clean water in this reservoir comes from Yosemite National Park through 160
miles of Hetch Hetchy Aqueduct.
仲春樹綠花艷， 綠菌菌的草地, 森林是如此的漂亮，一切是如此的和諧可愛，美景當
The glorious gardens with breathtaking beauty with amazing array of colors, shapes, sizes, and textures for
visitors to explore.
The entire area is blanketed with red, purple, yellow & white petals with fresh fragrances permeating
Explosion of colors, wonderland of blossoms, there is tremendous color diversity. A riot of color and fragrance.
Scenic view of San Francisco Bay as viewed from Highway 92 a few miles from Filoli Gardens when we were
going home from Filoli Gardens.
Vision of beauty and joy. Amazing gardens. Immerse yourself in an effusion of colors.
Gorgeous location and amazing gardens. Extensive flower plantings, with incredible variety. Pretty place to
relax and take photos.
Celebration of beauty. There is no better time than right now to be happy.
珞珠翠串, 花團錦簇, 紫色精靈, 香魂如雨, 彩虹飛舞, 到處是攝影愛好者, 隨花起舞, 魂牽香
夢迷, 慢舞婆娑, 繁英迷眼, 千簾幽夢深。
The wisteria are so abundant and so delightful.
Breathe the fresh air and appreciate the tranquility. Garden benches create cozy meditative corner.
A lovely place to walk and enjoy a huge range of colours.
Descending Into Beauty, vibrant colours in spring.
思， 讓人想起莫內的蓮花池， 真正天然的藝術之美， 渾然天成的美。
The water lily pond surrounded by lush greenery
The aroma of roses was prevalent in the air.
Thousands of brilliantly colored flowers are on display in Filoli Gardens. It is a feast for the eyes.
It is magical.
Roses and camellias are endlessly fascinating.
Flowers Blooming With Happiness.
Walking through the fields, flowers in every color and shape imaginable for as far as one could see
The gorgeous display garden, resplendent with every color bloom imaginable.
Beautiful pictures anywhere you look.
Filoli Gardens are amazing as a sea of color.
Walking in this botanical garden, travelers will enjoy beautiful, sweet-smelling flowers, sprawling vegetation and
delightful stillness and tranquility.
Roadside purple wildflowers when we were going home from Filoli Gardens.
Lower Crystal Spring Reservoir as viewed northwest from Highway 92/35.
The magnificent Roman style Pulgas Water Temple and pool is located at 56 Cañada Road, Redwood City,
CA 94062, and is only 0.9 mile north of Filoli Gardens on the same side of Cañada Road. The beautiful Pulgas
Water Temple was erected by the San Francisco Water Department to commemorate the 1934 completion of
the Hetch Hetchy Aqueduct and is located at the aqueduct's terminus.
San Francisco and surrounding communities get water from the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir which is inside
Yosemite National Park and approximately 160 miles away via the Hetch Hetchy Aqueduct. Water once made
the journey to the Pulgas Water Temple and flowed over a small C-shaped waterfall within the water temple
itself where it continued approximately 800 feet down a canal to the west into Upper Crystal Springs Reservoir.
The beautiful Pulgas Water Temple grounds is often rented for weddings or special events. It is closed on
weekends for private events such as wedding, but free and open to the public during the weekdays from 9AM
- 4PM. The small parking lot has a time limit of 30 minutes.
Two maps showing the 160-mile Hetch Hetchy Aqueduct between pristine Hetch Hetchy Reservoir inside
Yosemite National Park and Pulgas Water Temple at Crystal Springs Reservoir to provide clean water from
Sierra Mountains for San Francisco and surrounding communities.
Beautiful flowers in the garden of Pulgas Water Temple.
Beautiful Upper Crystal Spring Reservoir near Filoli Gardens as viewed southeast from Highway 92/35.
Roadside orange colored California poppy when we were going home from Filoli Gardens.
Crystal Springs Reservoir as viewed from Hwy 92 on February 8, 2021.