JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, Raleigh
(4.8/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
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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  • We've been back a few times to Raulston Arboretum, and as the seasons progress, you have a new experience each time. It's a great mix of full-on intense landscaping experience, with an obvious teachin...  more »
  • Loved this place for a December visit. We drove by various UNC agriculture college buildings and that was fun too. The Japanese garden installation is really peaceful and authentic. 
  • What a beautiful place! Found by accident and not disappointed. This is a field of study at the University of North Carolina. For those who like flowers, there exists a great variety of flowers and cacti. We recommend.
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