Visiting the Garden
The Japanese Garden shares the address of the Tillman Reclamation Plant with an entrance on the east side of Woodley Avenue in Van Nuys. Access to both the San Diego (405) and Ventura (101) freeways is close by and convenient and ample free parking adjacent to the entrance of the garden is provided for visitors.
Garden Rules & Etiquette
No Food or Beverage is allowed in the Garden
Bottled water is allowed
Please stay on the path at all times.
The garden is not meant to be strolled through like a park and wandering off the path damages the plants and landscaping.
(Please see Photography Policy)
No tripods are allowed. Monopods are allowed.
No professional photography without a permit (Saturdays only) with the Garden
Do not feed the fish or birds
No animals are allowed in the Garden except for registered Service Animals
Walk – do not run through the garden
Do not pick any flowers or leaves from the plants
Please do not litter
If you have any questions please stop in at our gift shop
The Garden will close within 24 hours of inclement weather
The Garden will close if capacity is reached