Join the Arboretum on a special Azalea Walk led by seasoned Arboretum volunteer and azalea expert Glen Palmer. Participants will hike down to the Arboretum’s National Native Azalea Collection and learn about the various rhododendron and azalea species currently in bloom that are native to the Southern Appalachian region.
Participants should dress appropriately for the weather and are encouraged to wear sturdy shoes and bring water. The walk will be approximately 1.5- 2 hours, depending upon the interest of the group, and are approximately one to two miles in length. Due to length and content, this program is not recommended for children under 8 years of age.
This special tour will begin in the Baker Exhibit Center Lobby and space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The Azalea Walk is FREE, however, donations to The North Carolina Arboretum Society are appreciated. Regular parking fees apply. Arboretum Society Members always park free.