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Dates: 1/2/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Asheville, NC
Event Name: Arboretum
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 109521 2018/Y1318
Distance - Trail Ratings: Distance 5/10/11/21 km - 3B
Description: Closed major holidays. $14 per car to enter Arboretum; $7 / carload First Tuesday. $14 can be applied to annual yearly parking fee of $45. Http://www.ncarboretum.org/ Rated 3B. Not suitable for wheelchairs or strollers. Trail has four options. Only one credit even if completing all options. 5Km includes formal gardens, a walk along a stream and through woods. 10 & 11 Km pass through formal and informal gardens and along forest roads and trails. 11Km also goes around lake. 21Km is combination of 10 & 11Km. Be sure to visit the Bonsai Exhibition Garden. No pets allowed in the Bonsai Garden, formal gardens or buildings. "A" award available.
Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Amphitheatres, Animal Safari, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Points of Reference
Start Times: Mon-Sat: 9-5; Sun: 12-5
Location: North Carolina Arboretum-Baker Exhibit Center
Start Point / Driving Directions: 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville 28806 828-665-2492. From I-26, take exit 33. Follow NC-191 south approx 3 miles. Right at light for the Blue Ridge Pkwy. Turn right towards the Arboretum entrance gate. From BRP, exit for NC 191 at mile marker 393 and turn left to Arboretum. Go to desk at Baker Exhibit Center and ask for Walk Box.
Awards & Fees: A Award
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Host Club: Asheville Amblers
Contact: Charlie Hess (828) -89-9450
Website: www.ashevilleamblers.com/Club-Events.html
E-Mail Contact: dmichblue@aol.com