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JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

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Address: 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC 27606
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Part of the North Carolina State University, this eight-acre garden...

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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remarkable display of amazing plants beautiful during every season don't miss the annual plant sale if you have a green thumb

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

remarkable display of amazing plants beautiful during every season don't miss the annual plant sale if you have a green thumb

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place. I enjoyed it when I just had time to walk and enjoy a couple of times a year. Now that i have gotten more involved in classes, lectures and guided walks i enjoy it even more. Check out the programs for kids as well.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

North Carolina State University maintains a beautiful arboretum. It is lovingly cared for and I am grateful that they allow the public to wander the beautiful paths to admire the foliage

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice variety and selection of plants. Easy to access from Greenway, art museum and Neomonde. Good for gardening ideas and getting away from it all.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the finest examples of horticultural/plants/trees exhibits in the Triangle. Owned and managed by NC State University.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We put off going to this garden for a while, because it was hard for me to get super excited about seeing an "arboretum" (which I took to mean "trees") when we live right here in the midst of the gorgeous Piedmont pine forests, which I see every day. However, we were at a loss as to what to do... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

If you are ever at a loss for something to do in Raleigh, don't miss these gardens. The design keeps an intimate feeling, even though you will certainly meet locals, visitors, and the occasional wedding party. Don't forget a camera, because the gardens will show you botanical gems, in eve9ry season.

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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

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 teaching/research component. I think you can do a quick walk-around in 45 minutes, but many will want to spend much longer. Not to pit one attraction against... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

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.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

A great place to take a stroll through when you need to talk a walk after a busy day. Came here a few times with my wife when we were dating and still like to walk through it when we're in the area. Have fun! Take a walk through and take it all in!

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