Visitor Information

The New Hanover County Arboretum is located at:

6206 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403

Main Office Number: (910) 798-7660

No Admission Fee: Free to the public. Except for ticketed events.

Office Hours:  Monday through – Friday 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.  

Plant Clinic Hours: Monday through Friday 10am – 4pm                                

Garden Hours
The gardens are open each day during daylight hours.  See below for possible garden closings.


Small groups are welcome for short visits or field trips, at no charge, but please call ahead to register and check availability of the gardens.

To view a printable map of the Arboretum please click here.  This map is available on the grounds of the Arboretum and also in the Cooperative Extension Office at the Arboretum.

Professional Photographers Due to activities and planned events in the gardens, please contact the office at 910 798-7660  to ensure availability of the gardens for photo shoots.