North Carolina Arboretum

  • 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way
  • Asheville, NC 28806
  • Phone: (828) 665-2492
  • Region: West

The North Carolina Arboretum's 434-acre campus is nestled along the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 393 in south Asheville and offers 65 acres of cultivated gardens including the Bonsai Exhibition Garden, 10 miles of forested hiking and biking trails, garden tours, Art Walk, nature activities for families, changing science, art and cultural history exhibits, a cafe and gift shop. 

Types of Tours: Guided nature hikes (fee), guided exhibit tours (fee), self-guided tours      
Group Policies: Advance reservation with deposit required. Parking fee is waived for paid programming.  
Days & Hours of Operation: Open daily from 9am to 5pm   
Miles from Downtown Asheville: 10   


As the local experts in Asheville, the ACVB would welcome the opportunity to source your overnight room needs and help you plan the perfect itinerary! Please contact us at 800-257-5583.


Attraction Amenities
  • Handicap Accessibility
  • Parking (Fee Charged)
  • Pets Allowed
  • Public Restroom
  • Public Telephone
Discounts & Packages
  • AAA Discount
Food and Beverage
  • Alcohol Prohibited
  • Beverages Available
  • Restaurant on Site
Group Tour/Motorcoach
  • Motorcoach Parking
  • Special Menus for Groups
  • Tour Guide Available (Fee)
Facility Amenities
  • Audio-Visual Equipment
  • Banquet Room(s)
  • Breakout Rooms
  • Meeting Rooms
Wedding Amenities
  • Ceremony
  • Max. Capacity: 150
  • Outdoor Area
  • Reception
Meeting Facilities
Meeting Facility
  • Number of Rooms: 1
  • Theatre Capacity: 200
  • Banquet Capacity: 160
  • Classroom Capacity: 80
  • Reception Capacity: 160