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Pisgah National Forest

Pisgah Forest, NC
828-877-3350
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Forests, National Parks, Gardens
Activities: Hiking, Camping, Fishing, Viewing foliage
Description: A park within easy driving distance from Hendersonville that offers hiking, camping and fishing.
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Ridgeway, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Winding roads are best traveled slowly to absorb the scenery. Even before full fall colors it is amazing beauty.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Nice relaxing day out. Lots of walking and hiking but when you get to the waterfalls it's worth it. Drive careful winding roads.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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85 reviews 85 reviews
26 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

If you enter the forest via 276 from Hendersonville Hwy stop at the Ranger station/ visitors’ center and pick up a map of hiking trails. The rangers on duty are fairly knowledgeable and can recommend a hike of any level you want, from long and easy to short and by the road to strenuous all day hikes. ANY hike in... More

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Bargersville
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11 reviews 11 reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Many winding roads but overall gorgeous drive. Saw a waterfall that was amazing and right by the road.

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Augusta, Georgia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
37 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Comprising over 500,000 acres, Pisgah National Forest offers outdoor adventures for almost everyone. Hiking, nature viewing, camping, paddling, cycling, scenic driving, fishing--all and more are available at multiple locations. We entered PNF from the south via US 276 and accessed the Blue Ridge Parkway. Along the way, we stopped at Looking Glass Falls and Cradle of Forestry, where we hiked... More

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Miami
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

If you love the outdoors "Pisgah National Forest has it all. Words are just insufficient to describe the experience. Put this on your "Bucket List"

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HENDERSONVILLE
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

we stayed at North Mills River Campground for 9 days and every day the manager of the site was rude and hateful. We have pets and they were tied up and leashed at all times with food and water,we cleaned up after them like expected. Each time someone would walk by our site they would bark...it's what dogs do! He... More

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North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Great Place to take the kiddos, take a hike, picnic, and frolic in the creek. Take the kiddos to the Cradle of Forest Museum. VERY WELL done!!

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Williamsburg, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Solitude, views, rugged trails, history, waterfalls, what is there not to like about the mountains of western North Carolina!

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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63 reviews 63 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We have been all over the USA and visited over 15 national parks/forests/monuments over the past year and I always love the life in this area. The mountains are so green and beautiful it gives the air a smell of life!

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