The North Carolina Arboretum
Oktober 29, 2009
The North Carolina Arboretum is a public institution, established in 1986 to serve as a statewide as well as national resource and cultivator of education, economic development, research, conservation and garden demonstration. It is located adjacent to the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, at Milepost 393, near Asheville and nestled in one of the most botanically diverse and beautiful natural settings in America.
The Arboretum offers 434 acres of natural beauty, engaging outdoor, indoor and traveling exhibits that provide opportunities to cultivate connections with plants and explore how plants are important to our world.
April – October 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
November – March 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way
Asheville, North Carolina 28806-9315
© Flavia Westerwelle