We are located at 174 Evergreen Lane in Boone, NC. Directions via Google Maps can be found here.
The gardens are open on Fridays from 8AM-4PM year-round, (weather permitting). Groups and individuals may schedule a free tour — or may simply wander the 2.5 miles of paved paths at their leisure. If you would like to visit the gardens, please complete the following 2 steps:
Fill out the Contact Us form and send it to Dr. Stanley.
Call 828-263-3358 (Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm) to schedule a date and time for your visit.
No tobacco products.
No alcoholic beverages. You will be offered a complimentary bottled water during your visit. Kindly take any trash and dispose outside the property, as we do not have trashcans or custodians in the gardens.
No pets, except valid service animals.
There is no admission fee to visit Arborcrest.
There is a parking area for approximately 20 cars just inside the main gate on your right.
We recently completed construction of 2 clean modern outdoor restrooms for visitor use.
There is an 8’ woven wire fence and gate that completely encloses the property. This has eliminated deer damage which was previously destroying our plants before it was installed. It also serves as a boundary fence for visitors while they are in the gardens.