Community Arboretum

2013 Garden Gala Community Arboretum Greenhouse Childrens Garden and Gazebo

Community Arboretum

The Community Arboretum is a two-acre educational garden located on the campus of Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke, Virginia. Ten separate gardens and plant collections surround a centrally located amphitheater and are home to approximately 700 labeled plant taxa.

For more information, please contact Clark BeCraft at 540-857-6388.

The Community Arboretum is available for rent! For more info, click here.

For directions, please refer to our Visiting VWCC page.

Admission and Hours of Operation

Open to the public with free admission every day of the year from sunrise to sunset. Wheelchair accessible.

Benefits to the Community

  • Creates a new and unique educational opportunity.
  • Stimulates interest in valley-wide beautification.
  • Promotes environmental consciousness.
  • Provides interest as a tourist attraction.
  • Offers a beautiful setting for outdoor gatherings.