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Buncombe County
Asheville
 
Pisgah National Forest
 
PISGAH NATIONAL FOREST

The Pisgah National Forest covers 1,076,711 acres across Western North Carolina. This large area includes tracts surrounding the town of Asheville and the French Broad Replica watches uk River Valley. Tremendous recreational opportunities, including hiking and backpacking, abound within its boundaries. This forest is divided up into 4 ranger districts: Grandfather, Toecane, French Broad, and Pisgah. The Grandfather Cheap replica handbags and Toecane Ranger Districts lie in the northern mountains of NC.

(828) 257-4200
 
 
 
Henderson County
Hendersonville
 
Carl Sandburg National Historic Site - Connemarra
 
CARL SANDBURG NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE - CONNEMARRA

The home of America's poet, Carl Sandburg, is quite a baronial estate for an old socialist. It was designated as a National Historic Site in 1968 to honor Carl Sandburg's compelling collection of stories about the American people; their plights, struggles, joys and hopes as told through Sandburg's poetry, prose, journalism and biography.

(828) 693-4178
 
 
 
Siever County
Gatlinburg
 
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
 
GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK

Great Smoky Mountains National Park straddles North Carolina and Tennessee. The Park preserves a rich cultural tapestry of Southern Appalachian history.

Biological diversity is the hallmark of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which encompasses over 800 square miles in the Southern Appalachian Mountains.

Weather plays an important part on whether a particular part of the Park is open to the public. Check before you travel there.

(865) 436-1200
 
 
 
Transylvania County
Brevard
 
Cradle of Forestry, Pisgah National Forest
 
CRADLE OF FORESTRY, PISGAH NATIONAL FOREST

The Cradle of Forestry is a 6,500 acre historic site within the Pisgah National Forest.

The Forest Discovery Center features interactive exhibits and a movie about the creation of the school and the history of forestry conservation. The site features a museum, eight historic buildings, a restored portable saw mill and logging locomotive as well as curriculum-based program.

(828) 877-3130
 
 
 

 
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