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Recommended first stop

To get the best of your time available and what interests you stop by the visitor center first... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Macomb, Michigan

Located conveniently near the front. Lots of parking, informative and friendly staff and clean... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Sanford, Florida
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1600 Pisgah Hwy, Pisgah Ranger Station, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768-9987
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Reviewed 1 week ago

To get the best of your time available and what interests you stop by the visitor center first. They asked how much time we had and what we wanted to see and do and then provided advice and maps that provided a perfect day of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank newadventure53
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Located conveniently near the front. Lots of parking, informative and friendly staff and clean bathrooms. That’s about all you can ask from a park visitor center!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jonginat
Reviewed September 10, 2018

The Pisgah Ranger Station and Visitor Center is worth a stop. They offer public restrooms, water fountains, an educational area, gift shop and a Ranger hosted park information center. We could not resist a nice sticker as a travel badge for our car and some...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank emilymaehood
Reviewed August 19, 2018

The Visitor center is a great place to get maps and information. There is a free history museum and gift shop. There are a couple of easy walking trails from this destination.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Katy P
Reviewed August 1, 2018

We stopped at a lot of visitor centers in our 6 week road trip, and this one was in our top 2. We spoke to two different rangers who both clearly loved what they do. Only knowing that we wanted to do Sliding Rock, the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank travkea3
Reviewed July 9, 2018

What else to say other than the title? Great place to stop on your way to your forest adventure. The forest rangers are very knowledgeable about the area (road conditions, hiking recommendations etc) and happy to help. Maps available for purchase. A couple picnic tables...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank hydroxero
Reviewed June 15, 2018

good place to stop for maps and info of the area. Attractive exhibits with very friendly rangers who were helpful. Nice gift shop also. Restrooms located at the facility. Nice hiking trail behind the parking lot

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank jlantern3
Reviewed June 2, 2018

If you've spent all day hiking or barreling down Slide Rock, this is a nice little Visitor Center to get out of the heat, watch a nature film or two about the National Forest, talk to a ranger, have a picnic and grab an ice...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank kedalion1
Reviewed March 10, 2018

When planning on entering the park for a few hours, especially if it is your first visit, I think it's a good idea to stop at the Visitor Center to make sure you are going the right way as maybe you had already planned AND...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LeslieinTN
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Very nice and informative rangers. Nice exhibits. It is what you would expect from a Park Service.....

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Barbara W
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Nivedita G
October 15, 2018|
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Response from kedalion1 | Reviewed this property |
Go to the Pisgah National Forest website map There is a ton of information on the map for you to peruse. They won't let me give you the link, sorry.