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Pisgah National Forest

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A park within easy driving distance from Hendersonville that offers hiking, camping and fishing.
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Pisgah Forest, NC
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone who has traveled thru the Blue Ridge Mountains can appreciate their beauty. We were lucky enough to pick Pisgah as our first family camping trip. This National Forrest is unbelievable and serene. My kids had a blast playing with the other kids at the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mary Frances P
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Such an amazing day trip on New Year’s. Looking glass falls is beautiful. We also went up to Slidingrock which was amazing for pictures. In the summer season it would be really nice to have a picnic lunch at this park.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 2, 2019

Worth a drive if you're in the area. We stopped at looking glass falls but it looked like there were several other stop offs that would have been worthwhile to do!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Yolalindsay
Reviewed January 2, 2019

Nice hiking areas but the weather was terrible with heavy rain. I was surprised to see lots of visitors in the rea.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Frank H
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Sliding rock and the surrounding area is quite beautiful and looks to be quite a popular place in the summer. The entire forest looks beautiful and is serene and calming.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DawgExplorer
Reviewed November 27, 2018

Recently we were lucky enough to spend an entire week in the Pisgah National Forest. The campground we stayed at, Lake Powhatan, was one of the nicest we've stayed in. It's easy to access The Blue Ridge Parkway and the roads and hiking trails through...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mikelcesc
Reviewed November 24, 2018

Without question, this is a must see if you are in this area. A drive through beautiful mountains, with many scenic overlooks. There are a number of waterfalls, and hikes throughout. Access through Brevard, or the Blue Ridge parkway, weather permitting.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank tawny1956
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Very well Maintained, long winding roads through forests- lot of road side visa points. We had lunch on one of the pull outs that has picnic tables and a creek for awesome views. Lots of hiking opportunities. Great during fall. This is seasonal so check...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank subramanyamkg
Reviewed November 4, 2018

This area offers super photo opportunities, especially with waterfalls. There are also hiking trails. This area tends to be crowded.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank texaswoman13
Reviewed November 3, 2018

We had never heard of this part of the country before, but it is so beautiful! The scenic drives through mountain tunnels, along windy roads with gorgeous foliage was so much fun. Every now and then, we would take a side road and would be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Debra N
January 26, 2019|
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Response from Jane H | Reviewed this property |
Hello Debra N, I stayed several times at Alpine Village in Burnsville, NC. I have never camped in The Pisgah National Forrest. There is a campground as you enter The Pisgah Forrest. It is clean and not crowded. The weather... More
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Last year 6.8 million people. That was just for 1 yr so you could guess...