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Pisgah National Forest

Pisgah Forest, NC
+1 828-877-3350
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Hike to the top of Mount Pisgah

The adventure started just getting to the trail head to hike the summit of Mount Pisgah. From... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Monica T
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Another beautiful outdoor forest

A nice place to hike and enjoy nature without needing to get too strenuous. This forest and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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A park within easy driving distance from Hendersonville that offers hiking, camping and fishing.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Pisgah Forest, NC
+1 828-877-3350
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Reviewed yesterday

The adventure started just getting to the trail head to hike the summit of Mount Pisgah. From Engadine Inn and Cabins in Candler (great place to stay!), we drove on Route 151 through Hominy Valley and inched out way up to the Blue Ridge Parkway....More

Thank Monica T
Reviewed 6 days ago

A nice place to hike and enjoy nature without needing to get too strenuous. This forest and surrounding areas would be even better to see in the Fall when the leaf colors change.

Thank TexasEyedoc2020
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were able to swim, hike, climb a bit, camp, fish, sightsee, etc... this is a really good spot for summer vacation/ summer camps. Loved the fact we were able to camp so close to the main attractions like sliding rock and looking glass falls....More

Thank Sara C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a day around that area and even found a primitive camping spot. Mt. Mitchell, Craggy Pinnacle Summit, Looking Glass Falls and a Sliding Rock are definately nice places to visit. Many hiking trails to hike. Very beautiful road with really good scenery views.

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I planned a trip to NC that I wanted to include two key places, Linville Caverns and Sliding Rock in the Pisgah National Forest. We stayed in Spruce Pine because on the map, Pisgah National Forest was near Mt. Mitchell and Spruce Pine was a...More

Thank Jessica A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Breathtaking views and some waterfalls. They are many areas to pull off for a picnic. Many hiking opportunities as well.

Thank shan91402
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots to do! Could spend weeks hiking and seeing sites. Swimming holes are well worth the visit. Parking lots fill up fast. Sliding rock is lifeguarded at 10, but by 10:30 the lot was full. For young kids bring a life jacket. Get there early!

Thank Claire G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful location to spend the day with kids and adults of all ages. Water is cold but something that everyone should experience at least once! If you have them, wear water shoes/socks to make the walking a bit easier. Check out the other waterfalls and...More

Thank Kristine A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I could spend weeks exploring this beautiful place. There are tons of opportunities for swimming, hiking, and biking. Definitely a great spot for a picnic or a camping trip.

Thank lobo1398
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely mountain and valley trails, many next to creeks or waterfalls. From easy to difficult hikes, for all levels. Trails well marked.

Thank Jacqueline C
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January 19, 2017|
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Response from AVLwriter | Reviewed this property |
Trails and waterfalls are free. Sliding Rock is a modest charge for parking, but no admission charge per person.
July 14, 2016|
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Response from Natalie C | Reviewed this property |
It isn't far at all only about a minute walk maybe. There is a big paves walkway to it. The walkway comes from the top and you walk down but at the top of the slide there is a lookout where you can stand or park a wheelchair... More
June 23, 2016|
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Response from mlbg10 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! It's actually called sliding rock and it's right off the road in the Pisgah Forest on Hwy. 276. There is good signage at the entrace which costs $2.00 per person.