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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.
Pisgah National Forest reviews
Great in the fall - plus two great waterfalls - Looking Glass and Sliding Rock - plus Cradle of Forrestry - and a stop at Pisgah In ( but in fall need reservations for restaurant!) Great ride from... more »
I can’t seem to locate a separate review for this trail so I’ll leave it here. First I’ll say there is very limited parking at the trailhead sign and the portajohns smell is horrendous! It might be.... more »
The forest is gorgeous, I wish everybody would not leave any trash behind. No wonder they are considering limiting the public's access. Seriously campers, how wonderful to have a place to go, so appreciate it, clean up after yourselves, pigs!
Amazing view. Very clean and the scenery was breath taking. Clean fresh air and the water current was so soothing to listen too as you're walking or running.
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