UC Davis Earth and Planetary Sciences
The Earth and Planetary Sciences Department is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (closed from 12-1 pm). Our Main Office is located on the second floor in room 2119 Earth and Physical Sciences building on the UC Davis campus.
Correspondence may be sent to:
Earth and Planetary Sciences Department
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
The Rock Garden
The California Rock Garden is open to the public every day. Located primarily along the eastern and southern sides of the Earth and Physical Sciences building, the garden features boulders and core samples representing various geologic features of California.
From I-80, take the UC Davis exit, turn in the direction of campus on Old Davis Road and proceed past the Information Booth. Continue straight towards the Mondavi Center where the road becomes New Davis Road. Visitor parking is available in Visitor Parking Lots everyday, and in Parking Lots on weekends except during special events.