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City Halll in Brevard, NC.

Brevard "The Land of Waterfalls"

Brevard is 21 miles and 30 minutes west of Hendersonville. 

Brevard is famous for the many waterfalls nearby, therefore getting the name "The Land of Waterfalls". Brevard is one of those little known gems that can delight you and put a smile on your face; not so much for the facilities offered by the town but for the beauty and wonder of nature. So leave the motel room behind and get out and explore. And, there is plenty to explore.

Brevard is a small town with many options for its size. It has a variety of restaurants and shops for those who enjoy eating and shopping located in downtown.

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Triple Falls in Dupont Forest State Park, Triple Falls in Dupont State Forest

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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Brevard Music Center in Brevard NC. Brevard Music Center

349 Andante Lane
Brevard, NC 28712
(828) 862-2100

Brevard Music Center is situated on a wooded 180-acre campus in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in Brevard. It is 22 miles and 31 minutes from Hendersonville.

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White Squirrel found in Brevard NC. White Squirrel Festival

Brevard is known for its population of rare White Squirrels that comprise about 25% of the squirrels in the area. This unique characteristic gives to the annual White Squirrel Festival that is held on Memorial Day weekend (last weekend in May). 

The festival features The Squirrel Box Derby downhill race,  Annual White Squirrel 5K/10K foot race, the White Squirrel Photo Contest, and the White Squirrel Dance-off.  The is also live music, food , arts and crafts and a parade. And of course, don't forget to meet “Pisgah Pete,” a rescued white squirrel, who will make his annual appearance at the festival and has become the town mascot.