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The North Carolina Arboretum

100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 665-2492
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“Open daily from 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. (April - Oct.) and 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. (Nov. - March). 1/2 price parking the 1st Tuesday of every month.”

What You Need To Know:

Within 434 acres, the Arboretum offers 65 acres of cultivated gardens, 10 miles of hiking and biking trails, and one of the finest bonsai collections in the Southeast. Ongoing science, art and cultural exhibits are featured in the Baker Exhibit Center.

What The Locals Say:

"The gardens are truly a masterpiece." "Beautiful with great walking trails." "A spectacular arboretum with a world class bonsai collection, a great variety of native plants, great walking trails, and a very nice gift shop." " A 'must do' in Asheville."

Mar 24
Mar 25
Asheville Orchid Festival - March 25 & 26
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Mar 28
Apr 8
Mountain Science Expo
The North Carolina Arboretum
Dugout Canoes: Paddling through the Americas Exhibit
The North Carolina Arboretum
World Bonsai Day
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Rhododendron & Azalea Flower Show - April 29-30
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