Rules and Regulations
Botanical Gardens at Asheville are open to the public, free of charge,
from dawn to dusk 365 days a year. Enjoy the Gardens, but leave them as you
Gardens contain many sensitive species
and habitats, we ask that our visitors adhere to a few basic rules while
visiting the gardens.
Walk only established paths; do not enter
signed, fenced, or roped-off areas.
Do not pick or collect plants, seeds,
berries, insects, animals, rocks, etc.
Do not engage in sporting games and
similar activities, such as Frisbee,
kick ball, kite flying, and
Do not climb trees..
Park and Walk! Bicycles are prohibited.
A bike rack is provided in the parking lot.
Dogs and other pets are not allowed.
Wading in the stream is discouraged.
Artistic pursuits: photography, painting,
Nature study: botany, bird watching, etc.
Picnics: benches and tables are provided,
or bring your own blanket. Please remove all trash and place in
containers near the Botany Center.
Exercise: strolling and jogging on
The Gardens are a community resource but we
suggest that organizations that wish to use our facilities review our policies
governing use of our indoor and outdoor spaces.