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JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

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Address: 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC 27606
Phone Number: 919-515-3132
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Description: Part of the North Carolina State University, this eight-acre garden...
Part of the North Carolina State University, this eight-acre garden contains a wide variety of cold hardy temperate zone plants.
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Great gardens and they are free!

This arboretum is run by NC State university and has a very diverse set of plants their brochure says close to 6,500 supposedly the most diverse amount of plants in the whole... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

This arboretum is run by NC State university and has a very diverse set of plants their brochure says close to 6,500 supposedly the most diverse amount of plants in the whole Southeast!. There is a lot to see here and the brochure guide and map is very helpful. Walking is easy and some of it is shaded. Especially impressive... More 

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Apex, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We've been here at least 5 times in the past 2-1/2 years., You can never get tired of visiting this place, because the different plants and trees bloom in different times. This is a great place to take photographs, and just walk around, admiring the gorgeous blooms, smelling the great aromas, and watching the bees busily carrying pollen around. There... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

If you have any interest at all with gardening, flowers, assorted plants, this is the place you need to visit in Raleigh. The grounds are professionally manicured, and just about any type of native species plant can be found here. The layout is exceptional, easy to get around, and plenty to see for a 2-3 hour trip. Highly recommend!

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Charleston SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Amazing place. Don't miss the chance to see this garden. I visited UNC, and Duke but this was my favorite.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Demonstration gardens. It is best to visit once a month all year so you can see what is going on. Use your observations to plan your own garden. There is something every month.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I have to train a lot for my job and quite a bit of it is out of town. Every now and then,if I am going somewhere my wife likes, she goes with me. Well the JC Raulston Arboretun in Raleigh,NC is one of those places. She visited at lunch time and stayed for the rest of the afternoon. After... More 

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Raleigh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This is a hidden gem in Raleigh. The arboretum features a large and diverse group of plant life, from roses, maple trees and a cactus garden. There is a gorgeous Japanese garden to walk around, or sit in and relax. There is also a White and Winter gardens and plenty of places to sit and enjoy a book or your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I love this Arboretum and take my kids here at least once a year for photo ops. There is something to see anytime of year.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

With lots of programs offered throughout the year, the highlight of this city resource is it's proximity to so many areas and the sheer delight of walking through the spaces. It's grown so much over the past 20 years and changed as new plants have become available but the base infrastructure has remained solid. One of the best arboretums in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

See all kinds of exotic plants and gardens. very well kept. Just wish it was a place worth visiting year-round!

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Address: 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC 27606
Phone Number: 919-515-3132
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh

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