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Pisgah National Forest

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So Much to See and Do

Recently we were lucky enough to spend an entire week in the Pisgah National Forest. The campground... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Willoughby, Ohio
A must see!

Without question, this is a must see if you are in this area. A drive through beautiful mountains... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Oxford, Pennsylvania
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A park within easy driving distance from Hendersonville that offers hiking, camping and fishing.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Thank tawny1956
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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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
Thank GraceMarieGMC
Reviewed October 22, 2018

This place has been a family haven as long as I can remember. Family picnics, hikes, swimming and driving through the mountains are great! My son and I rode motorcycles through these mountains recently and really enjoyed the forest service roads.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Safari66096
Reviewed October 18, 2018

It gives one hope to find such a place that is relatively untouched by mass development. Serene hikes, beautiful scenery, a place of peace.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank M G
Reviewed October 16, 2018

We have driven through on several occasions in different seasons, and Fall is the best! The peaks and trees and views are gorgeous!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mikeyt62
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Looking glass Falls is an easy access, impressive waterfall. You have to be able to go down maybe thirty stairs and back up, but otherwise it’s a quick stop off the road. The cradle of forestry discovery center is cool for kids, but I wouldn’t...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jonginat
Reviewed October 14, 2018

If you want to hike in some of the most beautiful forest on the coast, this is the place!! It will give you a good workout with hills and rock climbing. Love it here!!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from kedkap | Reviewed this property |
We have Verizon but lost service as we hit the visitor center.
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Last year 6.8 million people. That was just for 1 yr so you could guess...
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Response from sabimax | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion the Davidson River campground is the best.