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Pisgah National Forest

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

We stopped in and hiked the High Falls, Triple Falls, and Hooker Falls trails. The waterfalls are wonderful and worth the effort to see up close. The trail is in great shape and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
William O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We drove south on the Blue Ridge Parkway from Asheville, then down 276. There are many overlooks on the drive all with panoramic views of mountains/valleys with parking. We also brought sandwiches with us and there are many stone picnic benches off the roadway to stop for lunch. Many of which were next to a stream or small waterfall.

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Thank Benjamin H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in and hiked the High Falls, Triple Falls, and Hooker Falls trails. The waterfalls are wonderful and worth the effort to see up close. The trail is in great shape and easily walked in tennis or walking shoes. We loved it.

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Thank William O
Enola, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited in August 2016 while on vacation with my family. We spent most of our days doing something in the forest. Between the waterfalls, sliding rock, hiking, tubing, etc. there is plenty to do here. And it is all beautiful! We had a lot of fun here and made lots of good memories. I definitely recommend checking out this national... More 

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Thank Alex A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome Moderate / Strenuous Trail that has some great views when you get to the top. . The trail itself is a steady rocky incline but not that bad. Views at the top are worth the workout getting up there.

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Thank Jeffrey P
Roseau
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

There are so many wonderful spots to visit in this National Forest, but we were only able to take in a few. Allow plenty of time to see it all!

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1 Thank Penny E
Shelby Township, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Even in the winter, there was plenty of nature to enjoy. Roadside pull offs allow you to step out and enjoy the beautiful rivers and forest. The waterfalls are spectacular. There are hiking trails and places to picnic.

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Thank AuntJMC
Statesville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

My husband and I used to come here when we were dating for picnics and hiking. We brought our kids back to show them where we used to go. We stopped by Looking Glass Falls and Sliding Rock. Even though it was winter, the Forest is still beautiful. It was nice to come back and take that drive that we... More 

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Leesburg, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We took a detour off the blue ridge parkway and what a treat. Wish we had more time because there are so ,any well kept picnic areas and trails. Very nice forest area.

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Thank Lena W
Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Some times the drive to a location is as relaxing and enjoyable as the place you are going to. That was the case driving to Pisgah National Forest. A beautiful area that offers tubing, horseback riding or just enjoying the forest and streams. It is not necessary to pack food for this trip, for there are plenty of food choices... More 

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Seneca, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 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.

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