The North Carolina Arboretum is a 434-acre site that focuses on the education, economic development, research, conservation, and garden demonstration with respect to landscape, architecture, and plant sciences. The Arboretum offers a variety of programs each month, including seminars, exhibits, nature walks and educational programs catering to both adults and children.

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Away Travel Expert: Candyce H. Stapen
FamilyExpert Rating 3.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children of all ages
FamilyExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • See the bonsai exhibit
  • Take the easy Azalea Repository Trail, about .5 miles, to see wetlands, Bent Creek, and more. Wesley Branch Trail is moderate to difficult if you want more of a challenge

100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way
Asheville, North Carolina 28806
Parking: 8am-9pm daily (Apr-Oct)
Price: Free for pedestrians, bicyclists, and members

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: (828) 665-2492
Transportation: NC Hwy 191 to Blue Ridge Pkwy
Price Information: Free for pedestrians, bicyclists, and members
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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