North Carolina Botanical Garden

100 Old Mason Farm Rd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599- Map It
(919) 962-0522

AAA Editor Notes

North Carolina Botanical Garden is at 100 Old Mason Farm Rd. off the US 15/501 bypass. This 80-acre UNC facility has plants native to North Carolina and the Southeast. Displays include a natural habitat garden, wildflower borders, an herb garden, and carnivorous and aquatic plant collections. The grounds also encompass a natural area with walking trails. The garden's Education Center has exhibits, botanical-themed art, a Green Gardener Reference Library and an auditorium for events. Leashed dogs are permitted on Piedmont Nature Trails. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Free. Admission may be charged during special events and for programs.
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8-5, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 1-6, June-Aug.; Mon.-Fri. 8-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 1-5, rest of year. Nature trails, Coker Arboretum and Battle Park open daily dawn-dusk.