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.

Blue Ridge Road / Beryl Road Intersection is now Closed

Starting on Monday October 24, 2022, the intersection of Beryl Road and Blue Ridge Road will be closed for construction. Construction is slated to take 2 years to complete. JCRA visitors can access Beryl Road from the east at Hillsborough Street or from the south on Pylon Drive.

I-440 Widening Project

Interstate 440 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. 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.