JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, Raleigh

4.8
#3 of 20 in Parks in Raleigh
The JC Raulston Arboretum is a 10acre arboretum and botanical garden administered by North Carolina State University, and located at 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina. It is open daily to the public without charge.HistoryThe Arboretum was established in 1976 by the late Dr. James Chester "JC" Raulston (1940-1996).Plant collectionsIts plant collections now include over 6,000 total taxa of annuals, perennials, bulbs, vines, ground covers, shrubs, and trees, with significant collections of: Acer (maple)Aesculus (buckeye)Berberis (barberry)Buxus (boxwood)Cercis (redbud)ConifersIlex (holly)Magnolia (magnolia)Mahonia (grapeholly)Nandina (heavenly bamboo)Quercus (oak)Styracaceae (silverbell family)ViburnumWisteria
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  • A nice arboretum managed by NC State with a wide variety of plant types and garden zones. Parts of the gardens need maintenance, such as at the Japanese Garden. There is no entry fee and parking is fr...  more »
  • If you love plants and want to learn about them, this is a great place to explore. They have many unique ones that are tucked away in vast garden beds.  more »

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