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. By using our Pisgah Forest trip itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Pisgah National Forest and other attractions in Pisgah Forest.
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  • Some times the drive to a location is as relaxing and enjoyable as the place you are going to. That was the case driving to Pisgah National Forest. A beautiful area that offers tubing, horseback ridin...  more »
  • Many great trail and areas to explore! I would advise you to stop at ranger station and get a map of the area. 
  • Be sure to make it out to John Rock for some spectacular views! It's not the easiest 5.5 mile loop with all the leaves on the ground but we saw people of all ages out there enjoying themselves - and s...  more »
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  • The scenery is amazing. I highly suggest to anyone to at least drive thru and see the beautiful waterfalls. if you are adventurous, take the plunge and slide down sliding rock. It is a thrill!!! Beware though, the water is cold. Fun family outing. places to picnic on the side of the road.
  • I've been visiting and camping here for years. Between wading under Looking Glass Falls and going down Sliding Rock to great hiking trails and primitive camping, this park has so much to enjoy for the whole family!! The nearby mountain town of Brevard is worth stopping in. Lots of cute little shops and easy to walk around in.
  • It's hard to describe the beauty of our national parks. Words just don't do them justice. Get out to as many as you can. Have fun, explore, and go on an adventure. Most importantly, Leave nothing but foot prints!
  • Stellar view at the top! It is a difficult climb that's very steep and rather long, so bring water. But the view at the top of the mountain is absolutely phenomenal and well worth it. Would recommend to photographers and nature lovers alike.
  • Beautiful, Wonderful, Relaxing. I would recommend to anyone for a true camping experience.