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Welcome to the
Botanical Gardens at Asheville

The Botanical Gardens at Asheville is a 10-acre independent, non-profit botanical garden dedicated
to the study and promotion of the native plants and habitats of the Southern Appalachians.

Admission & Parking

We have free admission and parking.
In order to operate, we encourage donations and membership.

Garden RULES

We hope you enjoy your visit at the Gardens, but we do request that you
follow the GARDEN RULES.

Southern Magnolia
(Magnolia grandiflora)

Garden Hours

Open daily 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Please note: No restrooms or drinking water are available.
Please plan accordingly.

Directions
Visitor Center & Gift Shop Hours

CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Gift Shop
Admission

No admission charge. Donations are appreciated and memberships are encouraged.

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TRAIL MAP

Look here for a map of the Gardens.

EVENTS & CLASSES

See what’s happening at the Gardens, from Plant Sales to Special Events.

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Receive BGA Event Reminders by email.

For 60 years, the Botanical Gardens has served our community with the passion to preserve our native plants and be a unique haven in the heart of our city.

Plant grouping
PLANT NATIVES
Restoring Regional Landscapes
Native plant landscaping drastically enriches the environment;  creates wildlife-friendly habitats; and reduces dependence on chemical fertilizers, mowing and watering.


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    GIFT SHOP

    The place to shop for gardening tools and garden-themed gift items.

    ADULT CLASSES

    Join us for an exciting year of classes!

    JUST FOR KIDS

    Explore the Gardens with our Investigation Passports for kids!

    VOLUNTEER

    Help us grow our mission to preserve and promote native plant species and habitats of our mountains.

    MISTAKEN IDENTITY

    Learn how to differentiate native plants from their invasive Look-Alikes.