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JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

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Address: 4415 Beryl Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606-1457
Phone Number: 919-515-3132
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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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Wonderful spot for garden lovers

I visited Arboretum with my out of town guest and was mad at myself since it took me so long to go, its a wonderful park and a great spot to visit on a nice day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I visited Arboretum with my out of town guest and was mad at myself since it took me so long to go, its a wonderful park and a great spot to visit on a nice day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can take a picture almost anywhere here. I like visiting here the flowers, trees, bushes, etc... This place has it all for a plant lover. If you are a photographer you'll find great pictures everywhere. If you have a date who loves flowers this is the place

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many people go there to learn all about different type of flowers and some of them even have their Weddings there to start their life's with their lover

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed this garden with my kids who are 13, 10, & 8. We moved quickly because of the heat but this would be a great place to return during spring or fall and go at a more leisurely pace!

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently had some portraits taken of my boyfriend and I here and it was such an amazing experience. The whole landscape i meticulously manicured and offered so much diversity in the types of plants. 10/10 would reccomend

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is very hot to visit during the summer months but it is so very romantic. Lots of places to take pictures at and lots of flowers to look at. Several frogs would cry at you as you walk around the pond areas. Many butterflies everywhere you go, so much shades to walk under. This garden is relatively small but... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Though it is tucked away and a bit hard to find, it is a wonderful place to enjoy nature. Great photo ops for flowers and bugs. Plenty of places to sit and relax.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

My boyfriend and I spent an afternoon walking around the park. There is a wide variety of plants and flowers and the grounds are well maintained. There are different areas of the park such as desert, rose garden, Japanese garden, etc which are all well done. It's nice for an afternoon walk or a picnic!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

I went to this facility for a wedding reception. This was also the time of prom. They offer very nice size rooms for receptions and you can bring outside caterers in. While waiting we walked around the area and there are nice flowers out during the spring and summer. The rooms are very accommodating with sinks and sitting area is... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We've been here a few times now with my son, and I've returned and brought my mother as well. There are a large number of paths and areas to explore, plus great photography opportunities (in fact many people choose to get photos taken here). Great signage that indicates all the plants and unique tree species, some of which have been... More 

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