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Pisgah National Forest

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Address: Pisgah Forest, NC
Phone Number: 828-877-3350
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Activities: Hiking, Camping, Fishing, Viewing foliage
Description: A park within easy driving distance from Hendersonville that offers...
A park within easy driving distance from Hendersonville that offers hiking, camping and fishing.
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Family fun Hiking in the forrest

Such a large variety of hikes and waterfalls! Enjoy it early as the park gets more people as the day goes on.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Jackson, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

The forest is very green. We camped at Davidson river campground. The waterfalls and sliding rock are very close to the campground. Sliding rock is so much fun.

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Jackson, Michigan
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Such a large variety of hikes and waterfalls! Enjoy it early as the park gets more people as the day goes on.

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Roswell, Georgia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Pisgah National Forest has something for everyone who loves the outdoors. It's just a beautiful forest full of waterfalls, such as Looking Glass Falls and lots of mountain bike trails. Check out Sliding Rock for a fun ride down a long, smooth rock and gentle falls. There's lots of hiking as well. Daniel's Ridge Loop is a beautiful hike. It's... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

While laying in my tent, a Park Ranger, unannounced, walked up behind my tent and starting was snooping in my camp site. That is when my dog got spooked, and ran to defend us. The idiot ranger, by the name I think Alveretz, quickly drew his weapon like an untrained amateur and attempted to kill my dog. The only thing... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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95 reviews 95 reviews
18 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

IF you like nature and might just want to see a waterfall or freeze your butt in a cool moutain stream this is your place. Awesome trails, views, just a great experience with lots to offer. Bring lots of time and plenty of company that is not in a hurry. Take a tube down the stream or drive from spot... More 

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tennessee
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416 helpful votes 416 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The Pisgah National Forest spans much of the Smokies around Asheville, North Carolina. The area is full of great hiking trails, rivers and outdoor activities. For those who love the outdoors, this is the ideal destination spot.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We saw Hooker Falls, Triple Falls, and High Falls. Impressive! Nice gentle hike and beautiful forest. Loved it!

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Hell, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Drove through from the Blue Ridge Parkway down to Brevard and took in the scenery and waterfalls. The Rangers at the Visitors Center were helpful and recommended some hiking trails and we did enjoy a hike. The road from the Blue Ridge Parkway has a steep descent and a lot of curves so use your low gear

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The Pisgah Forest is beautiful. There are many waterfalls that you can hike to. Some of them are a pretty good hike, but there are also some that you can access without having to walk more than 2 miles. The forest itself is refreshing and shades everything so the temperature is comfortable. There are multiple parking access points and I... More 

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Lewisville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We hike in various areas of Pisgah Forest regularly & it's my go to place when I want to have some time to reflect & enjoy nature. Some of the trails can be quite congested during the 'season' but there's always something new & interesting every time I visit. It's well worth the drive from my home to spend time... More 

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