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Pisgah National Forest

Pisgah Forest, NC
+1 828-877-3350
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Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education

Growing up, we called this the Fish Hatchery, but it is so much more now! We took our 3 year old... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gray G
Beautiful place, lots of hiking

This is a great National Forest. Lots of opportunities to hike and be outside. Also many waterfalls... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
FranziRinDC
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A park within easy driving distance from Hendersonville that offers hiking, camping and fishing.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sliding rock” (126 reviews)
“national forest” (31 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Pisgah Forest, NC
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+1 828-877-3350
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"looking glass falls"
in 73 reviews
"sliding rock"
in 126 reviews
"national forest"
in 31 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 27 reviews
"ranger station"
in 22 reviews
"davidson river"
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"pink beds"
in 13 reviews
"fish hatchery"
in 19 reviews
"great hiking"
in 9 reviews
"black balsam"
in 7 reviews
"enjoy nature"
in 8 reviews
"breathtaking views"
in 9 reviews
"along the blue ridge parkway"
in 7 reviews
"outdoor activities"
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"beautiful drive"
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"beautiful area"
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"visitor center"
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Reviewed yesterday

Growing up, we called this the Fish Hatchery, but it is so much more now! We took our 3 year old and he had a BALL. The inside has snakes, lizards, turtles, and fish to check out. Then you walk on an easy and paved...More

Thank Gray G
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great National Forest. Lots of opportunities to hike and be outside. Also many waterfalls and waterholes to cool off. Bring bug spray and your map. Consider staying at Mt. Pisgah Campground - great value for $20 per site. Stop at the Country...More

Thank FranziRinDC
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really gorgeous. Where bug spray, and good hiking boots, and enjoy your day. It is humongous. Don't skip the fish hatchery.

Thank Doc P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The drive through the Forest is wonderful. There are so many sights along the way. Take your time, take a lunch and take time to enjoy your surroundings.

Thank Michelle H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Experience nature and the wonders of the Blue Ridge Mountains when you are traveling through Pisgah.

Thank Vanessa M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It could take years to hike (or bike) all the trails in Pisgah National Forest. Trails range from less than a mile to 70+ miles, each with its own uniqueness. Best waterfalls not requiring a hike: Looking Glass Falls. There are numerous falls each with...More

4  Thank wvlivingston
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This National Forest is beautiful just like the others in the area. While driving through the Forest there are many places to stop and do a little sight seeing, go for a hike, have a picnic, or float down the river. It is a wonderful...More

Thank Greg B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cat Gap Loop Trail is a 4.4 mile loop. The trailhead is accessible at the Pisgah Fish Hatchery Parking Lot. We started the trail clockwise and the entrance was at the very far end of the parking lot. As of yesterday there are no...More

1  Thank TrailDame
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park has a lot for everyone. The waterfalls are pretty and the kids can play in them. Sliding rock is a great stop and worth the 3 bucks. We went all the way to the top and at the restaurant/hotel we had great views...More

Thank julio6925
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed Moore Cove Trail and picnicking by the river. However, I do not suggest the Pink Rodedendron Gardens. We walked a mile, smelled two dead things, and on a path that turns to a single footpath found only two rodedendron which were not blooming....More

Thank Missi C
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In my opinion the Davidson River campground is the best.
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