House surrounded by blooming flowers and green grass

Joslin Garden


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Year 2021 | Acres 4.3

This hidden treasure in the heart of Raleigh was designed and tended by the late William and Mary Coker Joslin from 1950 until 2016. 

In general, parks are open from dawn to dusk every day.

Contact

 

919-996-6998

Address

Joslin Garden
2431 W. Lake Drive
Raleigh, NC 27609

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Overview

Green garden with little statue in fountain

Over four acres of rolling hills and gardens overflow with streams, walking trails, and a diverse collection of rare and native plants, arranged in both formal and informal areas. The City of Raleigh partners with the City of Oaks Foundation to manage Joslin Garden and the Joslin House.

Amenities

Brick path with pink tree blooms
  • Walking trails to explore
  • Native and exotic plant species
  • Small creeks and bridges
  • Numerous benches
  • Two gazebo areas

Rentals

Rentals of the outdoor and indoor spaces are available through the City of Oaks Foundation. Contact (919) 996-6998 or info@cityofoaksfoundation.org for more information.

  • Indoor Events
    • Rented in four-hour blocks (minimum), including all set up and clean up time
    • $200 for 4 hours
  • Outdoor Events
    • Rented in four-hour blocks (minimum), including all set up and clean up time
    • $200 for 4 hours
  • Cleaning Fee
    • Required for indoor events. May be required for outdoor events involving food, or that generate significant trash or litter.
    • $200
  • Chairs/Tables
    • Available upon request
    • Call for quote
  • Electronics 
    • Limited A/V equipment available upon request
    • Call for quote