Pisgah National ForestCurrently Closed
- Address: Pisgah Forest, NC, Asheville, United States
- Timings: 08:00 am - 04:30 pm Details
- Phone: +1-8288773350
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
- Tags: Forest, Waterfall, Hiking Trail, Entertainment, Family And Kids, Peak, Nature
Pisgah National Forest - Review
The Pisgah National Forest Park which was formed in 1916 is home to some of the most amazing waterfalls, forest covers and mile high peaks. The Blue Ridge Mountain and the Great balsam mountains are a part of it and so are Bent Creek, Mills River, and Davidson River. There are many number of attractions in the forest such as Looking Glass Rock, John Rock, Black Balsam Knob, Sam Knob, Graveyard Fields, Skinny Dips Falls, Daniel Ridge Falls, Log Hollow Falls, Cove Creek Falls, Twin Falls, Slick Rock Falls, Pink Beds Hike, Mt. Pisgah, Courthouse Falls and much more. A great place for hiking, camping and fishing with family.
Pisgah National Forest Information
- Camping on sites which are not suitable for camping may attract penalty.
- Beware of wild animals.
- Dogs are allowed on a leash on all trails.
How To reach Pisgah National Forest by Public Transport
- Ask locals for direction. Drive here.
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Things to Know Before Visiting Pisgah National Forest
95% of people who visit Asheville include Pisgah National Forest in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
69.1% of people start their Pisgah National Forest visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Pisgah National Forest
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Pisgah National Forest
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Pisgah National Forest, Asheville Reviews
The beauty and diverse areas make hiking, driving and sight seeing a must for everyone visiting this area. Each visit I choose a different trail, this time was a challenging and rewarding hike to Douglas Falls from Craggy Gardens. 7.2 miles round-trip with multiple stream crossings and the spectacular falls at the turn around point. Not a hike for beginners.
After stopping at the Looking Glass Falls, we decided to drive the entire scenic route to the other side of the mountain. I highly recommend this on a nice sunny day. A bit of the way down, instead of taking the right road, take the left, for a breathtaking trek down a narrow lane winding down through the overhanging centuries old trees. Quite worth it, but make sure you have a full tank of gas! Stop at the lookouts along the way for some amazing pics.
Truly one of the most beautiful wild spaces in the country! Mother Nature at her most inspiring. In the summer, it's lush and full. In the fall, the mountains wear colors of every kind. In the spring, the forest renews itself with joyful blooms. Hiking trails, driving tours, and natural attractions make it a great place for young and old.
This area is so beautiful and have so much to appreciate. It’s so relaxing just driving through. Camping helps you appreciate it even more. There are waterfalls everywhere and lots of great hiking trails where you can get up close and enhance your experience.
This place has so much to offer. I did multiple hikes, swam in multiple waterfalls, floated down the river, and view epic sites. I think it would take me years to experience everything this place has to offer. The best part was, I wasn't charged a fee to drive or go anywhere.