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Cradle of Forestry

The Cradle of Forestry in America is a 6500-acre historic site created by Congress in 1968 that commemorates the birthplace of science-based forest management in the United States. The site is open April – November and offers three miles of paved interpretive trails, exhibits, film, music, crafts, education programs, special events and café.

11250 Pisgah Hwy.
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
Exit at Milepost 411.8
Pisgah Forest, North Carolina
Sights & Landmarks and Nature & Parks
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
4.5 out of 5
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