JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, Raleigh

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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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  • My family usually visit during the spring. I had a wonderful time just walking the trails and enjoying the beautiful scenery.  more »
  • We came for a Y Guide event and really enjoyed our program. The staff was pleasant and allowed the girls to ask questions on the tree walk. Great time planting on another task and then got to build a ...  more »
  • I love to stop by when I'm waiting to pick up one of my children from an activity. I can walk through the gardens and enjoy the peace and quiet, while being around beautiful plants and trees.  more »