Visit Us


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 2 hour guided electric vehicle tour — or may simply wander the 2.5 miles of paved trails at their leisure.  If you would like to visit the gardens, please complete the following 2 steps:

  1. Fill out the Contact Us form and send it to Dr. Stanley.

  2. Call 828-263-3358 (Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm) and one of our staff will schedule a date and time for your visit.

Garden Etiquette: 
  1. No tobacco products.

  2. No alcoholic beverages. 

  3. No pets, except valid service animals.



There is no admission fee to visit Arborcrest.



There is a parking area for approximately 15 cars just inside the main gate on your right.

Restroom facilities

We have 2 clean modern outdoor restrooms for visitor use (pictured above).


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