Cradle of Forestry, Pisgah Forest

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  • Our guide Brian drove 7 of us in a very comfortable van to see 5 different (1 secret!) waterfalls near Asheville. He was very informative, interesting, and patient, taking special care with those who ...  more »
  • We've lived in this area for six years and visited the Cradle of Forestry for the first time yesterday. Don't pass it by! Admission is $5, or if you have a National Parks Senior Pass you get in for fr...  more »
  • This is national heritage area with a great film, exhibits, gift shop, cafe, bathrooms :) and paved trails. The greeter gave us a nice brief history of this site. After watching the movie we walked a ...  more »

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