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Cradle of Forestry in Pisgah Forest. Cradle of Forestry

11250 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768

(828) 877-3130

Website: http://www.cradleofforestry.com/
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Pisgah National Forest is also home of the Cradle of Forestry in Americaoffers a snap shot of life at America's first school of Forestry.

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Dense Lake in Dupont State Forest. Dupont State Forest

Website: http://ncforestservice.gov/contacts/dsf.htm
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 Parts of the movies "The Hunger Games" and the "Last of the Mohicans" were shot in Dupont Forest.

Dupont State Recreational Forest covers an area of 10,400 acres and is located about half-way between Hendersonville and Brevard. It provides over 90 miles of hiking, biking and horseback riding trails throughout the forest.

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Holmes Educational State Forest near Hendersonville NCHolmes Educational State Forest

1299 Crab Creek Rd
Hendersonville, NC 28739
(828) 692-0100

Website: http://www.ncesf.org/


Hours:
Open Mid-March until late November (Free Admission)
Tues - Fri 9:00a - 5:00p
Sat - Sun 10:00a - 6:00p

Holmes Educational State Forest is a managed forest designed to promote better understanding of the value of forests through exhibits. The purpose of Holmes Educational State Forest is to teach children and adults about the complex, interdependent ecosystems which make up a forest and which can be managed for a multitude of uses.

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