Directions

The JC Raulston Arboretum is located at 4415 Beryl Road in Raleigh, North Carolina 27606. Use this address to program your GPS device or use the directions below to help plan your visit. Please consider mapping your route prior to your departure using your favorite online mapping service.

Road Closure

Beginning the week of February 6, 2022, access to the JC Raulston Arboretum will be impacted by a road closure as a result of construction on the I-440 widening project. Beryl Road at the I-440 overpass near the Method Road intersection will be closed for several weeks. You may still reach the JC Raulston Arboretum from the Blue Ridge Road side of Beryl Road, or via Pylon Drive. Use our physical address: "4415 Beryl Road" in your GPS or mapingp application to get the best directions. We encourage you to plan your route prior to your departure.

I-440 Widening Project

Interstate 440 near the Arboretum is under construction near the JC Raulston Arboretum. Road closures aren't expected during the day, but they may happen from time to time. Please visit https://transportation.ncsu.edu/i-440-ncsu-updates/ for the latest updates.

Road work is happening on Beryl Road near I-440 in conjunction with the Interstate widening and the Blue Ridge Road projects. Conditions change on a daily basis so drive cautiously and expect the unexpected on Beryl Road.

From the West or from the Raleigh/Durham Airport

Take I-85/I-40 East to Raleigh. Merge onto Wade Avenue at exit #289. Take the third exit on the right and merge onto I-440. Take the Hillsborough Street exit (Exit 3). Turn left onto Hillsborough Street. Go through the first light and turn right at the second light (by the Waffle House) onto Beryl Road. Go over the railroad tracks, (bearing to the right) and continue straight ahead for about a half mile. The Arboretum's entrance is on the left shortly after Capitol City Lumber.



From the North

From I-440, take the Hillsborough Street exit (Exit 3). Turn left onto Hillsborough Street. Go through the first light and turn right at the second light (by the Waffle House) onto Beryl Road. Go over the railroad tracks, (bearing to the right) and continue straight ahead for about a half mile. The Arboretum's entrance is on the left shortly after Capitol City Lumber.


From the South

Take I-95 north to intersection of I-40. Take I-40 west to Raleigh. From I-440, take exit #293b (sign reads "To I-440 Wake Forest"). Exit road will split—take the first right to East I-440 Raleigh. Take exit 3 to Hillsborough Street. Go left onto Hillsborough Street one block to traffic light (by the Waffle House) and turn right on Beryl Road. Go over railroad tracks (bearing to the right) and continue straight ahead about a half mile. The Arboretum's entrance is on the left shortly after Capitol City Lumber.