Jc Raulston Arboretum

4.8187 Votes Currently Open [Closes at 08:00 pm]
  • Address: 4415 Beryl Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606, United States
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-9195153132
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Botanical Garden, Family And Kids

The JC Raulston Arboretum is a botanical garden which is looked after by the North Carolina State University. The 10 acre arboretum is nationally acclaimed because of the large and diverse collection of plants and flowers the facility houses. Some of the highly acclaimed gardens within the park are the Japanese garden, Paradise garden and the Winter Garden. Large number of people flock annually to the site to view some of Mother Nature’s most beautiful gifts and none return disappointed. 

Jc Raulston Arboretum Travel Tips

  • Tours are available to the public free of charge every Sunday at 2 pm from March - October.

Entrance Ticket Details For Jc Raulston Arboretum

  • Entry is free.
  • Parking is free.

Jc Raulston Arboretum Hours

  • Buildings closed on state holidays.
  • JCRA grounds are open every day of the year.
  • Arboretum will be closed on first Sunday in May and most of the days during early April.

Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center:

  • Monday–Friday – 8:00 am–5:00 pm
  • Saturday – 10:00 am–2:00 pm
  • Sunday – 1:00 pm–4:00 pm

Ruby C. Mc Swain Education Center:

  • Monday–Friday – 8:00 am–5:00 pm

How to Reach Jc Raulston Arboretum

  • By Bus: Bus 2 and 6S stop at Beryl Rd at JC Raulston Aboretum bus station.
  • By renting or hiring a car/taxi.

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  • Jc Raulston Arboretum Address: 4415 Beryl Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606, United States
  • Jc Raulston Arboretum Contact Number: +1-9195153132
  • Jc Raulston Arboretum Timing: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Jc Raulston Arboretum(preferred time): 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Jc Raulston Arboretum: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 24.7% of people who visit Raleigh include Jc Raulston Arboretum in their plan

  • 32.69% of people start their Jc Raulston Arboretum visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Jc Raulston Arboretum

Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Jc Raulston Arboretum

People normally club together Pullen Park and North Carolina Museum Of Natural Sciences while planning their visit to Jc Raulston Arboretum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

JC Raulston Arboretum Reviews & Ratings

  • I love how this place has improved so much over the last 8 years that I have been around it. It keeps on getting better and better, and more interesting events. I hope they can do better with communicating those events to the public but other than that, it’s a great place to visit!

  • Really beautiful gardens to explore. So many different plants to look at! This was in September so some things were not blooming but I can imagine at different times of the year it would look totally different. It will take you and hour or two to go through. I really enjoyed visiting these gardens and will definitely go back.

  • Went to the Arboretum after a visit to a business location in North Raleigh. Got there at 5:30pm and walked for an hour. Used the available map and enjoyed the many areas of the arboretum. It is well maintained has a lovely Japanese garden and is well cared for. Tons of butterflies and bunnies- unexpected surprise. I did come across what I assumed were volunteer gardeners who were friendly and made small chit chat. Beautiful end to the day. Make a donation - they will make good use of it.

  • Beautiful little arboretum. It's serene and peaceful here, with plenty of benches and seating for relaxing and enjoying the trees, flowers, and plants. There are plenty of trails and a large open green space in the middle, along with a very small welcome center and a large education center. Great for children! Parking is free and there is usually plenty of street parking in front of the arboretum.

  • Accessibility is less than great, many of the paths lead to steps, and many more lead to pavers placed atop loose fine gravel. There are no indicators as to which paths lead to steps or inaccessible areas. There are also no baby changing stations, expect to change your little ones on the ground so be prepared. The sights in this place are lovely and when the flowers are in bloom the air is filled with them.

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  • Can I buy a membership as a supporter of thr arboretum or some other way

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    • Though their official website does not mention anything about the membership, you can contact them on  1 919-515-3132 for more information. 

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