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Navigating in Woods

Uncover a world of possibilities! Here are some exciting options to ignite your sense of adventure:

Some 2024 Events:

-White Squirrel Festival is held every year in Downtown Brevard during  Memorial Day weekend, May 24-27, 2024

-Brevard Music Center is active with events starting in February 14th, 2024

-Summer at The Biltmore Estate - Chihuly and more starts May 23, 2024

-July 4th Brevard, Hendersonville and Asheville all have fireworks displays

-August 30-September 3, 2024 NORTH CAROLINA APPLE FESTIVAL IN HENDERSONVILLE NC

-September 6-7, 2024 Mountain Song Festival Brevard NC

 

Get ready for a diverse range of activities to make the most of your time in Pisgah Forest and Brevard, North Carolina. Here's a list of things to do, catering to various interests:

1. Hiking Adventures:

  • Explore the numerous hiking trails in the Blue Ridge Mountains and Pisgah National Forest, each offering a unique perspective of the stunning landscape. 

  • Cradle of Forestry, Looking Glass Trails, Pink Bed Loops and John Rock and many more!

2. Waterfall Chasing:

  • Embark on a waterfall tour to discover the beauty of cascading water in the region. Key spots include Looking Glass Falls and Sliding Rock.

  • Land of the Water Falls. 250 waterfalls

3. Outdoor Recreation:

  • Engage in outdoor activities such as fishing, road/mountain biking, and horseback riding, taking advantage of the region's diverse natural terrain.

  • PNF has some of the best biking trails in the country!

4. Brevard Music Center:

  • Immerse yourself in the cultural scene at the Brevard Music Center, offering performances by world-class musicians in a beautiful setting.

  • Season starts in May and ends in August.

5. Brewery Tour:

  • Explore the craft brewery culture with visits to local favorites like Ecusta Brewing, Brevard Brewing and Sierra Nevada, sampling unique and locally brewed beers.

6. Biltmore Estate:

  • Take a short drive to the Biltmore Estate for a grand experience. Explore the mansion, gardens, and enjoy special events depending on the season.

7. Dining Delights:

  • Indulge in the diverse culinary offerings of Brevard and Pisgah Forest areas, from southern comfort food to international cuisine.

  • Just Ask Janelle in the Office for a recommendation.

8. Boutique Shopping:

  • Stroll through Brevard's charming streets and discover boutique shops, galleries, and antique stores, offering a range of unique treasures.

9. Live Music Scene:

  • Immerse yourself in the local music scene (especially in the Summer), from intimate performances in cozy venues to larger outdoor concerts.

10. Family-Friendly Fun:

  • Enjoy family-friendly activities, including picnics in the parks, exploring nature trails suitable for all ages, and creating lasting memories.

11. Holiday Festivities:

  • Experience the enchanting holiday season at the Biltmore Estate or the small town delightfulness of the holidays.

12. Tranquil Retreat:

  • Unwind and relax amid the tranquility of the Pisgah National Forest and  Blue Ridge Mountains, providing a perfect setting for a peaceful retreat.

13. Stargazing:

  • Take advantage of the clear mountain skies for stargazing. Consider joining local astronomy events or simply enjoy the natural spectacle.

  • Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute Observatory in Transylvania County

14. Art Galleries:

  • Explore local art galleries showcasing the talents of regional artists, adding a touch of culture to your visit.

15. Wildlife Watching:

  • Observe the diverse wildlife of Pisgah National Forest, making it a rewarding destination for nature enthusiasts and photographers.

  • Please DO NOT Feed the animals and Keep your distance! The Rangers are always watching

With this array of activities, your time in Pisgah Forest and Brevard promises to be an unforgettable adventure, catering to every interest and preference

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