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Pisgah National Forest
Pisgah National Forest

Pisgah National Forest

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160 Zillicoa St a, Asheville, NC 28801
828-257-4200
http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/nfsnc/null/recarea/
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Pisgah National Forest is a forest in the Appalachian Mountains maintained by the U.S. National Forest Service. It was established in 1916, covers 86,700 acres, and includes a number of hiking trails ... Read more
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Huntsville

Gorgeous mountain forest with lots of hiking trails off the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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Burns

There are many great trails to visit with different lengths and levels of difficulty. You are never alone on the trails. Most are animal friendly too. Plenty of water falls and streams and several great places to take a break. Make sure to pack a lunch and enjoy the great views along most trails!

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So much to see and do in Pisgah, there are over 270 beautiful waterfalls that you will enjoy, some are roadside and others are different levels and lengths of hike to get to them.

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There are many hiking trails, waterfalls, and wonderful scenic drives in PNF - highly recommend exploring!

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Alamogordo

Gorgeous forest full of awesome trees, moss, dirt roads and wildlife (so I hear). We ride the dirt roads on our motorcycles on warm days, hike an any other days. Lots to do year round.

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East Flat Rock

Entrance to this incredible national forest is less than 15 minutes away from Crab Creek House.

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This really shows the beauty of this old kind mountain range, some of the prettiest mountains in the world. Great hiking trails, waterfalls, the famous Sliding Rock where you slide down a large rock in the "cool" mountain water (great for the kids). Easy to get to and would recommend the Brevard entrance.

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Take a ride to Pisgah National Park and Forest!
Sliding Rock is amazing, and lots of waterfalls in the area!

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Local from Asheville

The Blue Ridge Parkway bisects the Pisgah National Forest to Asheville's south and west. Camping areas, hiking, trout streams, mountain biking, historic logging sites and more, the heart of the Pisgah National Forest was once owned by G. W. Vanderbuilt and donated to the government for tax purposes. It's amazing to think that at one time the Vanderbuilt's owned everything they could see from Biltmore House and a great deal beyond it.

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Bakersville
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Hot Springs is completely wrapped around by the arms of the Pisgah National Forest. Find many hiking trails and swimming holes. Wake up with the mountain morning greetings. Feel the need to return to Pisgah National Forest as soon as you leave.

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Burns

Great for Hiking, visiting Water Falls, etc.

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One of our pristeen natural forests.

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great WATERFALL AREA ALONG WITH HIKING BIKING AND FISHING

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A beautiful place to drive, view waterfalls, hike, swim, explore!

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Amazing National Forest right outside the door!

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Blue Ridge Parkway, hiking, biking, camping, Nature Center

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Local from Asheville

Hiking trails galore, only 15 minutes from the House

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Leicester
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