Visitor Tips
Forestiere Historical Center
Forestiere Underground Gardens
California Registered
Historical Landmark
No. 916

A Fresno County and
City Historical Site

Listed on the National
Register of Historic
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100 Years Old!
Since 1906
Photography Policy

It has always been the policy to permit visitors to take
photos for their personal enjoyment. Photos may not be
copyrighted, sold, or used commercially without the written
permission of the owners.   

Although the Underground Gardens are a state landmark,
they are still privately owned and operated by the Ric
Forestiere Family.  All rights to any photos taken of the site
remain with the Forestiere Underground Gardens.

*Stay with your group and tour host so
that you do not get lost.  

*Children must be within view of their
parents at all times, and while this is a
very fun place to explore, it is not a

*Do not venture into blocked off areas
as they are not part of the tour.

*No food, beverages, or smoking
permitted on tour, but water bottles
are welcome.

*No climbing/sitting on planters, wall
benches, or furnishings.
Tour Manners

Forestiere Underground Gardens are a true
earth environment that remain somewhat
untouched from their original beginnings.
Many visitors have related that they find their
rustic character refreshing. To protect the
grounds and ensure a safe and pleasant
visit for all guests, visitors are asked to
abide by the following policies:
The Forestiere Underground Gardens are still owned
and operated by Baldassare's nephew
, Ric Forestiere
and his family, who have been graciously sharing the
family heritage with people from around the world for
nearly 40 years.  In return, the family asks that visitors
please respect the tour policies, particularly the
long-standing photography policy noted below.   
  Thank you.   
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Tours are weather permitting

Because this is an outdoor environment, the Underground Gardens
reserves the right to close without notice due to inclement weather.
This means that if it rains the day before or the day of your planned
visit, or thunderstorms are predicted, tours may be discontinued until
the grounds have dried out..
No Strollers or Pets Please