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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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Beautiful and scenic place

Pisgah is simply a must stop for the outdoors person, photographer or simply enjoying a drive. Great fishing, hiking, camping etc. I always enjoy exploring Pisgah, she has never... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

Pisgah is simply a must stop for the outdoors person, photographer or simply enjoying a drive. Great fishing, hiking, camping etc. I always enjoy exploring Pisgah, she has never disappointed!

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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
1 review
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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98 reviews 98 reviews
18 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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306 attraction reviews
420 helpful votes 420 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
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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487 reviews 487 reviews
139 attraction reviews
487 helpful votes 487 helpful votes
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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