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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
Beautiful hardwood forest with a couple of easy paved walking trails plus some harder, rockier trails. One trail includes the restored buildings of the cradle of forestry; the first forestry school... more »
Too much to and not enough time. John Rock Loop Trail is a stellar hike that it reasonable distance difficulty and varied. 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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