In accordance to North Carolina’s trail reopening plans and the modification of its Stay at Home orders, the Arboretum will reopen trail access to the public on Saturday, May 9. Visit our website to view more information on limitations and restrictions as part of our "Phase 1" reopening plan.
The North Carolina Arboretum's 434-acre campus is nestled along the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 393 in south Asheville and offers beautiful gardens, including the Bonsai Exhibition Garden, 10 miles of forested hiking and biking trails, garden tours, nature activities for families, changing science, art and cultural history exhibits, an on-site bistro and gift shop.
Daytime admission into the Arboretum is free; however, a $16 parking fee applies for personal vehicles. To view full listing of parking fees and hours, click here.
Please call or email for weekend and evening availability.