Experience Hakone

Visit Us

21000 Big Basin Way

Saratoga, CA 95070


See Visitor Info for hours and fees.

Closed on Sunday July 11, 2021


- Exhibiton at CEC: Hakone Gardens and Executive Order 9066. Open Event.

- Hakone stands against racism: Stop Asian Hate & Black Lives Matter

- Hanami at Hakone Night Viewing, presented by NETGEAR, has ended.

Thank you for making 2021 Hanami at Hakone Night Viewing such a great success!

- $4 million dollar renovation of the 100 year old koi pond and surrounding ADA paths and landscape.  Please find out why the project is so vital and important.

- No feeding the Koi fish until Spring

- Hakone Estate and Gardens is open.


Please wear a face covering except for children 6 and under, and maintain at least six-foot social distancing. The picnic area is closed.

About Hakone Estate and Gardens

One of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s premier sites and 100 years old, Hakone is one of the old Japanese estate, retreat and gardens in the Western Hemisphere.  Hakone has also been on the National Register of Historic Places since 2013. 18 acres of magnificent beauty is nestled in the verdant hills of Saratoga overlooking Silicon Valley.

Open Hakone's History to read more about us.

Currently Blooming

Updated on April 28, 2021

  • Wisteria

  • Azalea

  • Iris

Support Hakone Estate and Gardens

Your donation supports our operation and garden improvements. Visit Donate to Hakone for how you can help us, or make a quick donation online.

Becoming a member is another way to help us. You receive discounts at the Hakone Gift Shop and some other benefits. See Become a Member for more information.

Or you can simply subscribe Hakone newsletters to receive updates from us!

QR codes in the Gardens!

Use your smartphone camera to learn more about our plants when you visit the gardens

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Host Your Events

The timeless oasis of peace is available for your special event, inclunding wedding, family celebrations, memorial services, and corporate events.

See Plan Your Event for more info.