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Pisgah National Forest

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Address: Pisgah Forest, NC
Phone Number: +1 828-877-3350
08:00 - 16:30
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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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Great area to explore!

Many great trail and areas to explore! I would advise you to stop at ranger station and get a map of the area.

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Seneca, South Carolina
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Seneca, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Many great trail and areas to explore! I would advise you to stop at ranger station and get a map of the area.

Thank Madmimi70
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be sure to make it out to John Rock for some spectacular views! It's not the easiest 5.5 mile loop with all the leaves on the ground but we saw people of all ages out there enjoying themselves - and some dogs too! Even crossed paths with some mountain bikers. It is a very rough trail on your feet though,... More 

Thank KeithyP24
Monroe, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Day trip to see the Autumn tree colors and a close look at the Looking Glass Falls with the dogs. We had a great time and the area is beautiful. Very easy access to the Falls and for those that cannot climb down the stairs the Falls are visible from the road.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our time in PNF was spent at the Mt Pisgah Campground while we were traveling along the Blue Ridge Parkway. We stayed for one night with advanced reservations. It was easy to locate our site which was very clean and had everything we needed, including a platform, fire ring, trash locker, and even a pole to hang our camp light.... More 

Thank Erik M
Beaufort, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone seems to head to the Blue Ridge Parkway but we headed to the Pisgah National Forest. It was the middle of the week and not crowded. The Visitor's Center was a goldmine for information on the forest. Lots of hiking trails for all different levels. A beautiful drive. The highlight for us was visiting the Cradle of Forestry. There... More 

Thank scbean
Palm Bay, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The park rangers didn't tell us some access roads had been closed making some waterfalls 2 miles farther to hike. DuPont State Park is much better.

Thank mariannehorne
Alpharetta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was nice day trip from Atlanta. We left early and after having brunch at "Cracker Barrel" we reached "sliding Rock" at noon and then we went to "Looking Glass Falls" and then spent 2 hours on "Blue Ridge Parkway" while stopping at many lookout points. Had a beautiful view of "Table Rack Mountain"

Thank BearBull99
Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful places I've been. The scenery will absolutely take your breath away. It's even better if you venture off the paved road onto one of the many hiking trails. During the right time of year you can also pick blueberries that grow wild by the handful.

Thank joshcoppen
White Lake, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We took an afternoon drive through the Pisgah forest south of Clyde, NC. A very nice curvy drive watching the tree colors. We were hoping for a few more turn offs, but stopped at a couple of waterfalls.

Thank Russ H
Bloomington, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Just drove through the National Forest on way back to Indiana from Seneca, South Carolina. Early morning meant less traffic. Leaves were changing colors in the upper elevation. Clear blue skies allowed the sun to shine and reveal picturesque moments. Passed several cyclists riding up the mountains. I wish I could have joined them because the scenery was perfect for... More 

Thank cedso16

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