Join, renew or give the gift of membership today!
You may join, renew or give the gift of membership online, in person at the Arboretum or over the phone (828) 665-2492. Members of The North Carolina Arboretum Society are involved in all aspects of the Arboretum's programsin Asheville, NC -- from contributing funds, to serving in leadership positions on the Board of Directors, to volunteering their services.

Members also attend special events, explore our trails, visit the gardens and attend education programs.

Membership benefits

In appreciation for their support, Members receive benefits such as free parking, discounts, special mailings, a monthly e-newsletter and reciprocal privileges with nearly 300 American Horticultural Society gardens nationwide and the North Carolina Zoo.

How your membership benefits the Arboretum
Private donations made to The North Carolina Arboretum Society through the membership program support and enhance horticultural and educational programming not covered by state funding of general operations. In addition to contributing to membership, you can also support the Arboretum’s Annual Fund.

Membership levels and benefits
In addition to our basic level memberships, the Arboretum also offers Supporting and Sustaining membership levels for the individuals who want to provide additional support for the Arboretum.

Upgrade your membership
Please contact Member Services if you would like to upgrade your membership during the year, allowing all household members to receive additional membership benefits for the remainder of the year.

Give the gift of membership
Share the treasures of The North Carolina Arboretum. Your gift will enrich the lives of friends and family, offering enjoyment for an entire year while providing support for the Arboretum. You may purchase a gift of membership online, or over the phone (828) 665-2492.

Organizational memberships
If your garden club, organization or business is interested in membership information, please contact Member Services (828) 665-2492 or e-mail

Member Services
Do you have a question, need a card replacement or need to change your contact information? Please contact Member Services, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 828.665.2492 or e-mail