North Carolina Botanical Garden

The North Carolina Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill, is a very famous conservation garden which is operated by the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. The guiding mission of the North Carolina Botanica Garden is to inspire mutual understanding, and appreciation, and enhance the conservation of plants in order to advance a sustainable relationship and friendship between nature and people. The North Carolina Botanical Garden Foundation is the non-profitable foundation that supports all the missions and programs of the Botanical Garden in Chapel Hill. One most special thing about this garden is that it remains open for twilight Thursdays every summer. All the display gardens, Garden Shop, Plant Sale, educational hall, and art gallery are open from 9 AM - 5 PM.


Piedmont Nature Trail

This is 44 acres of natural forest just behind the main North Carolina Botanical Garden. Three miles of this Piedmont Nature Trail following the creeks and windy areas of this Garden. Look and feel the beauty of this beautiful garden. Explore the new flowery paths and wildflowers.


Exhibition and Gallery

The Arthur S. DeBerry Gallery and Exhibition for Botanical Garden includes Art & Illustration that is carefully designed with an amazing side room view within the Peg Exhibit Hall. The Botanical Garden provides an intimate setting to give a perfectly selected two-dimensional view of works of art. That art can be botanically or nature-inspired drawings, hand paintings, or even photographs.


Mason Farm Biological Reserve

A two-mile loop trail within North Carolina Botanical Garden circles this 367-acre wildlife preserve and natural area in Chapel Hill. This Mason farm biological reserve is home to more than 800 species of plants, 216 species of different categories of birds, 29 species of mammals, 28 species of a wide variety of fishes, 28 species of reptiles, 23 species of amphibians, and 67 species of special butterflies


  • North Carolina Botanical Garden is spread over an area of 700 acres plus 210 acres.
  • This botanical garden is the largest natural garden in the Southeast that feature nature trails, and a plant collection.


Activities are very common and are increasingly popular in such places. Musical events of North Carolina Botanical Garden are famous. This garden allows you to plan picnics and days out. Some other garden allows plays and poetry readings. All these gardens offer and run-on funding basis.

What you expect

Being one of the best and most beautiful gardens in the Southeast one can get to see as well as know about all types of flowers, and garden shops. A garden guide will always be there to help and describe to your seasonal plants, and the history of the Botanical Garden.

Plan your visit

The most important thing that should be kept in mind is that the North Carolina Botanica Garden remains open 9 AM – 5 PM. This North Carolina Botanical Garden is the largest native plant in the Southeast that offers free admission. Plan your visit and get the best experience.

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