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As a member of The North Carolina Arboretum Society, you support 65 acres of cultivated gardens and seasonal landscape exhibits, 10 miles of natural wooded trails for walking, hiking and biking, rotating art, science and educational exhibits, improvements to Arboretum facilities and special projects and important conservation and youth education programs. Membership donations to The North Carolina Arboretum Society, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

Membership Levels

The North Carolina Arboretum Society offers several annual membership levels to best fit your needs and interests.

  • Student – $25
  • Individual – $50
  • Household – $70
  • Rhododendron – $125
  • Laurel – $250
  • Holly – $500
  • Leadership Giving Circle – $1,000+

All memberships are valid for a full year from the time you join, and all members receive free parking at the Arboretum during regular daylight hours. Additional membership benefits include a wide range of discounts and invitations to special events. To view a full list of membership levels and benefits, please click here

Gifts of Membership

The gift of membership offers 12 months of natural beauty and tranquility, as well as special events, discounts and reciprocal privileges. It is the perfect gift for holidays, birthdays, weddings or simply to show appreciation. All recipients are mailed a lovely card welcoming them to The North Carolina Arboretum Society.

Gift memberships can be made online, in person at the Arboretum, or by calling 828-665-2492. To view a full list of membership levels and benefits, please click here.

Other Questions About Membership?

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions page to learn more about The North Carolina Arboretum Society’s Membership Program. Thank you for your interest!