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.

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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.