Arborcrest Gardens

174 Evergreen Lane, Boone, NC 28607

(828) 263-3358

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Arborcrest Gardens is located on 26 acres near the base of Howard's Knob in Boone. Take a peaceful stroll around the 2.5 miles of paved trails throughout the gardens or sign up for a 2-hour guided electric vehicle tour.

The nonprofit botanical garden is free to visit and open to the public, by reservation only, on Fridays year-round. Fill out the online form and call to schedule your visit.

The property surrounds the home of Dr. Ronald and Cheryl Stanley, and was started as a vegetable garden and passion project of Dr. Stanley's. Please be courteous of the property, make reservations, follow all posted regulations,  and always follow Outdoor NC Principles when outdoors.