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Cradle of Forestry in America

Address

11250 Pisgah Hwy
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768

Amenities

Family Friendly
Hiking
Indoor

Description

The Cradle of Forestry in America is a 6,500-acre Historic Site within the Pisgah National Forest, set aside by Congress to commemorate the beginning of forestry conservation in the United States. Outdoor activities include two guided trails, which lead back in time to seven historical buildings, including a 1915 Climax locomotive and an old sawmill.
  • The Forest Discovery Center features a fire fighting helicopter simulator, hands-on exhibits, a 26-minute movie " First in Forest: Carl Schenck and the Biltmore Forest School," children’s games and more.
  • Nature Trails
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Picnic Area
  • Open April - October
  • Check the web site for hours or fees
 

Amenities

Family Friendly
Hiking
Indoor

Description

The Cradle of Forestry in America is a 6,500-acre Historic Site within the Pisgah National Forest, set aside by Congress to commemorate the beginning of forestry conservation in the United States. Outdoor activities include two guided trails, which lead back in time to seven historical buildings, including a 1915 Climax locomotive and an old sawmill.
  • The Forest Discovery Center features a fire fighting helicopter simulator, hands-on exhibits, a 26-minute movie " First in Forest: Carl Schenck and the Biltmore Forest School," children’s games and more.
  • Nature Trails
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Picnic Area
  • Open April - October
  • Check the web site for hours or fees
 

Address

11250 Pisgah Hwy
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
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