Nestled in the Southern Appalachian Mountains just south of Asheville, The North Carolina Arboretum offers acres of cultivated gardens and groomed trails featuring some of the most beautiful, botanically-diverse plants in the region.See What's Beautiful Today
The North Carolina Arboretum by the Numbers
Monarchs and Milkweed: A Story of Survival
A journey into the world of butterflies and plants, and the complex relationship between monarchs and milkweed. Multiple interactive displays traveling through the seasons of a calendar exploring how the very survival of these majestic creatures has been shaped over time by one another, culminating in a massive migration that crosses a continent.
Year of the Trail
The North Carolina Arboretum is proud to be a partner with the Great Trails State Coalition in its celebration of trails all across North Carolina. Explore more inside!