Pisgah National Forest, Pisgah Forest

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Retreat to the cascading waterfalls and lush hiking trails of Pisgah National Forest, where over 202,342 hectares (500,000 acres) of forestry and mountain terrain await. Along whitewater rivers take part in bicycling, camping, fishing, swimming, and horseback riding. Enjoy the natural beauty of the scenic landscape and the refreshing mountain air as you reach elevations over 1,800 m (6,000 ft), among the highest in the country. The forest is home to three official wilderness areas formally designated by the National Wilderness Preservation System. Prepare for your trip by reviewing the safety precautions in advance. To visit Pisgah National Forest on your holiday in Pisgah Forest, and find out what else Pisgah Forest has to offer, use our Pisgah Forest journey maker tool .
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  • October 4, 2017
    It is part of the appalachians' forests, and you can observe the nature, or you can do some treking. It does not matter, you will enjoy it for sure.  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    Amazing hiking trails and waterfalls. Extensive camping areas close to running streams. I appreciate how much has been done to make the trails as accessible as possible with added steps and rock. Take...  more »
  • October 1, 2017
    You can't find an unattractive part of Mount Pisgah National Forest. Every where you look is beautiful. When I got to the park where I was going to set up camp, the ranger had advised the that there w...  more »
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  • June 18, 2017
    God's country (of course it's in the South, silly). Beautiful scenery, easily accessible, many hiking trails for the beginner as well as the more experienced hiker. Stunning waterfalls, varied end unusual plants and animals. Well worth the time to get away from the grind of civilization and connect with oneself and the God Who revels in the creation of such beauty.
  • July 1, 2017
    The scenery was wonderful. The winding roads made for a lovely motorcycle ride. Would be 5 stars if not for loose gravel in the road. The sights and smells were breathtaking. We look forward to going back.
  • June 20, 2017
    Absolutely stunning scenery! Blue Ridge Parkway great fun drive. Love the Cradle of Forestry. Great place for adults, seniors & kids to visit. Great food & wonderful hotels, lodges and camping. Best small towns around. Sliding rock such fun. Lots of waterfalls to see. Great places to hike. Informative ranger stations, wildlife areas, fish hatchery and fishing. Love the back roads.
  • June 12, 2017
    Have been hiking and camping here for around 15 years. There is no place like it. You can watch the sun rise on one side and watch it set on the other side of table rock. You can hike down into the gorge and swim or fish. You can see wildlife like no other. From Peregrine falcons to ravens, black bears to cougars , there is plenty to do for any age group.
  • June 24, 2017
    Water falls and cold water on hot days! Get there early during summer season because the crowds build quickly and don't stop. Be ready for fun and a cold dip!

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