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JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

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4415 Beryl Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606-1457
+1 919-515-3132
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fun place to learn

Many people go there to learn all about different type of flowers and some of them even have their... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2016
Raleigh, North Carolina
Beautiful garden and free

We enjoyed this garden with my kids who are 13, 10, & 8. We moved quickly because of the heat but... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2016
Rachael M
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Part of the North Carolina State University, this eight-acre garden contains a wide variety of cold hardy temperate zone plants.
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4415 Beryl Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606-1457
+1 919-515-3132
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Many people go there to learn all about different type of flowers and some of them even have their Weddings there to start their life's with their lover

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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this garden with my kids who are 13, 10, & 8. We moved quickly because of the heat but this would be a great place to return during spring or fall and go at a more leisurely pace!

Thank Rachael M
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I recently had some portraits taken of my boyfriend and I here and it was such an amazing experience. The whole landscape i meticulously manicured and offered so much diversity in the types of plants. 10/10 would reccomend

Thank Aleii H
Reviewed 25 July 2016

It is very hot to visit during the summer months but it is so very romantic. Lots of places to take pictures at and lots of flowers to look at. Several frogs would cry at you as you walk around the pond areas. Many butterflies...More

1  Thank BanabiKim
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Though it is tucked away and a bit hard to find, it is a wonderful place to enjoy nature. Great photo ops for flowers and bugs. Plenty of places to sit and relax.

Thank BobandPaulette1983
Reviewed 8 July 2016

My boyfriend and I spent an afternoon walking around the park. There is a wide variety of plants and flowers and the grounds are well maintained. There are different areas of the park such as desert, rose garden, Japanese garden, etc which are all well...More

Thank emschulte
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I went to this facility for a wedding reception. This was also the time of prom. They offer very nice size rooms for receptions and you can bring outside caterers in. While waiting we walked around the area and there are nice flowers out during...More

1  Thank Lathanette C
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We've been here a few times now with my son, and I've returned and brought my mother as well. There are a large number of paths and areas to explore, plus great photography opportunities (in fact many people choose to get photos taken here). Great...More

Thank panthur
Reviewed 27 June 2016

JC Raulston Arboretum is always delightful to visit. It has a large expanse of trees, plants and flowers for all seasons. There is a lovely Japanese lath house along with color specific gardens. Plant tags identify most plants and they recently added signs with QR...More

Thank JDCnc
Reviewed 16 June 2016

The arboretum offers a number of gardens which showcase different plant types - everything from Asian gardens to plants typical of the southwestern US. There are walking paths leading from the classroom building that take you under heavy shaded areas. There you will find a...More

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Louisa C
5 February 2016|
Response from Lefty4751 | Reviewed this property |
Go south on Wake Forest Road to I440 westbound. Take exit 3 for NC 54/Hillsborough St. Turn left onto Hillsborough St. Turn right onto Beryl Road. Destination will be on your left.
1 May 2015|
Response from chris_glenn |
Pets (service animals excluded) are not allowed at the JC Raulston Arboretum, but guests may bring a picnic. Visitor etiquette information can be found on the JCRA's Web site at jcra.ncsu.edu. Pets are allowed at several... More