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.
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  • Lots to do - walking trails, driving, waterfalls, fishing, picnics. And the staff at the welcome center were super helpful! 
    Lots to do - walking trails, driving, waterfalls, fishing, picnics. And the staff at the welcome center were super helpful!  more »
  • this is a nice hike, not too many waterfalls but they do have a nice river to walk along. Path is a little narrow and rough if you aren't a regular hiker. be sure to bring bug spray and the proper.....  more
    this is a nice hike, not too many waterfalls but they do have a nice river to walk along. Path is a little narrow and rough if you aren't a regular hiker. be sure to bring bug spray and the proper.....  more »
  • My family has been going to to Pisgah Forest every year for the past 40 years. There is a variety of hiking trail lengths and levels of difficulty. The trails are well marked and the staff at the... 
    My family has been going to to Pisgah Forest every year for the past 40 years. There is a variety of hiking trail lengths and levels of difficulty. The trails are well marked and the staff at the...  more »
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  • Beautiful and lush greenery this time of year, a big plus that is was about 12 degrees cooler than Durham with no humidity at the time. Taking in that fresh air just felt amazing. The overlooks we found were also awesome
  • Pisgah is great for many outdoor adventures! You can drive along and enjoy, visit the waterfalls, hike, camp, picnic, & enjoy so much exploration at any level. If you drive up you can get onto Blue Ridge Parkway and drive to many beautiful overlooks and more hiking spots! Highly recommend Pisgah National Forest for all
  • Nature is always beautiful. If you wanna enjoy beautiful natural environment you should be there. They have are for camping, fishing, hiking, sliding rock for fun and many other nice things. I really had very nice time with my family and friends
  • Loved the bike & hiking trails great.camp sites close together. Might be great for groups. Not so much for privacy. Swimming area small but perfect. We will be back.
  • Wonderful park with plenty trails and water falls. Free campsites located throughout the park. Great overlooks and check out the national park road. Very fun to drive but fill-up before.

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