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Pisgah National Forest

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Address: Pisgah Forest, NC
Phone Number: 828-877-3350
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A park within easy driving distance from Hendersonville that offers hiking,...

A park within easy driving distance from Hendersonville that offers hiking, camping and fishing.

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Expansive forest with trails, river tubing, camping and more

This is a lovely forest that has lots to do. There are numerous walking/hiking trails, river tubing, a campground and picnic area on the Davidson River, and waterfalls. Beautiful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Asheville, NC
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226 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a lovely forest that has lots to do. There are numerous walking/hiking trails, river tubing, a campground and picnic area on the Davidson River, and waterfalls. Beautiful, shady, and lush. Makes for a nice visit any time, but especially when you want to cool off from the summer heat. Be sure to visit the Visitors Center near Brevard... More 

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Blackwood, New Jersey
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29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely take your time to see all the beautiful waterfalls in this park. Multiple levels of difficulty in the hikes, so there is something for everyone. A must do if in the ares.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Sliding Rock for second time after nine years. What we noticed right away is that the line is really long, but it does move rather quickly. This place is nice for families with smaller kids. A place that we enjoyed a lot more is Turtleback Falls in the Gorges State Park. It's well worth the hike. And you get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Drove through Pisgah National Forest for summer vacation. Very mild temperatures for mid-July. Lots of beautiful views and waterfalls to see. Make sure you visit Sliding Rock.

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Thank Redhound88
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33 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled through the Pisgah National Forest to see Looking Glass Falls, Sliding Rock, and Cradle of Forestry. Loved those attractions but also loved all the stops in between. As you are driving thru, there are numerous pull off spots beside the road. You can pull over and park and then walk down the hill to the mountain stream that... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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55 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Pisgah forest is a beautiful place. It has hiking, waterfalls, areas for swimming, picnic tables, and beautiful scenery. We were there on a Saturday in August and it was very crowded. It would be much more enjoyable visiting at an off-peak time. Some of the areas are not well marked, so a stop at the visitor center for a... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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56 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our first time at this forest even though we've been to Asheville over 5 times at least over the years. This forest is beautiful and has several trails that take you to waterfalls. Their cafe serves very good sandwiches, but the woman who takes the order gets confused VERY EASILY (she will miss up the entire order so... More 

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Newburgh, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove 1 hour and all 8 would agree it was worth the trip. We stopped at the visitor center for maps and guidance and would highly recommend. Hiked Johns rock to see looking glass rock which ended up being 5 miles. Drove back to town for a BBQ lunch then back to sliding rock which was awesome. Finally stopped... More 

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Thank harmonquinn
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51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just find a way to go and make sure of your destination whether to site see or to hike. My kids and I loved it. Looking glass water fall and Moore Cove is where we ventured. Have a great time!

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Auburn, Alabama
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32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning beauty of Gods canvas. There are picnic table option along the park route that offer stunning views of the creek and nature at its best. The waterfalls are easily marked . Was disappointed that sliding rock falls was closed due to high water level and strong current bc of heavy recent rain. We were able to walk down to... More 

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