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Forest Discovery Center, NC

US Forest Service

Forest Discovery Center

The 6,500-acre Cradle of Forestry Historic Site in the Pink Beds valley, NC, was established by Congress in 1968 and contains the first official school for forestry in America the Biltmore Forest School...[more]

Address

NC

Directions

Leaving the Pisgah District Station/Visitor Center parking lot, turn right (north) onto US 276, then proceed 9.5 miles north to the Cradle of Forestry in America historic site. To access this trail you must enter the Cradle of Forestry site, which is generally open from early April to early November and charges a nominal fee.

Activities
  • BIKING BIKING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS
  • PICNICKING PICNICKING
  • VISITOR CENTER VISITOR CENTER
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