Small town in the State of North Carolina located in the mountains, west of the state. Arden is an unincorporated area located in southern Buncombe County, North Carolina, in the United States. Arden is approximately considered the area between Skyland and Fletcher near the Henderson County line. The community is part of the Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area. Arden, NC, gets 47 inches of rain per year. On average, there are 212 sunny days per year in Arden, NC. The July high is around 84 degrees.


  • Population: 16,656
  • Pop. Change: 11%
  • State: North Carolina
  • Metro Area: Asheville Metro Area
  • County: Buncombe County
  • City: Arden
  • Zip Code: 28704

Local attraction:


Any one who loves/enjoys or wants to learn kayaking at Waynesville Recreation Center. Trying to get a group of paddlers together to do some flat water, whitewater, and some open roll sessions. Kayaking in WNC has numerous meeting rooms , exercise rooms, and program activities on a daily basis. Waynesville Recreation Center is located at 550 Vance St., Waynesville , NC 28785. Call at (828) 456-2030 for more info. visit:

Memorial Day in Arden, NC

Memorial Day marks the beginning of a season of summer fun. Memorial Day is originally­ called Decoration Day unofficially began in 1865 as a way to honor fallen Union soldiers of the Civil War. Memorial Day has since became an occasion to honor fallen soldiers from all wars after WWI.

Groce Funeral Home

Groce Funeral Home is bucking the trend by remaining a local family business and provides caskets, vaults and funeral service options in various price ranges. Groce can arrange for national and international transfers, prearrangements, and cremations, as well as traditional funerals which can be held either in our chapel, at the cemetery, or one's home church. A choice for "The Best Funeral Home in Western North Carolina" for four consecutive years.
Address and Contact:
72 Long Shoals Road,
Arden, NC 28704
(828) 687-3530
(828) 687-9851 (Fax)

Pumpkin Patch Farms in Arden, NC

Hickory Nut Gap Farm
57 Sugar Hollow Road, Fairview, Buncombe County, North Carolina, 28730
Phone: 828-628-1027

Riverview Orchard - Apples
793 Glenn Bridge Rd. Arden, N.C. 28704. 
Phone: 828-687-1936

B.B. Barns
B.B. Barns offers unique, top-notch, quality plants and products from around the country.  It has become known as the leader in Western North Carolina for orchids, miniature trees, container gardens and a wide variety of plants, trees and shrubs. Their gorgeous, colorful ceramic pots in all shapes and sizes provide the perfect finishing touch.
Address and Contact:
B.B. Barns, 3377 Sweeten Creek Rd, Arden, NC 28704 (South Asheville)
Phone: 828-650-7300

Arden, NC Golf Courses

Brookwood Golf Course
Brookwood public golf Course is 2 miles from the center of Arden with 9 holes over 2,643 yards with a par of 35. Address: Mills Gap Road
Arden, NC 28704.
This location is closed for business.

The Cliffs At Walnut Cove
Cliffs at Walnut Cove golf Course is 9 miles from the center of Arden with 18 holes over 7,278 yards with a par of 71. It is a Private Equity. Address and contact: 268 Walnut Valley Pkwy, Arden, NC. Phone: 28704-8443, (888) 247-3466.

High Vista Country Club
High Vista Country Club is a private golf club with 18 holes, Par 72. This course has fantastic views from every hole, with holes winding around and over the mountain scenery and elevation changes that challenge your ability to not only hit the correct shot but choose the correct club.  Social and corporate outings can be provided with banquet & meeting rooms. Have Cart Rental, Shop. Address and contact: 88 Country Club Dr Arden  NC  USA  28704. Phone: 1 828 254-2947

Diamond Brand Outdoors

Diamond Brand Outdoors is a complete outfitter and guide service in Arden, NC and in Downtown Asheville, NC. Whether you love hiking, camping, fly fishing, rock climbing, kayaking, or canoeing, Diamond Brand Outdoors is your one-stop shop for gear and information for your adventures in beautiful Western North Carolina!

Southside Arcade
Arden, NC 28704
Phone: (828) 684-2977

Valley Springs Park

Arden, NC 28704
Phone: (828) 259-5800

Glen Bridge River & Picnic Park
Arden, NC 28704
Phone: (828) 259-5801

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