National Get Outdoors Day Celebration - NC Blue Ridge

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Attend a lively musical performance, go dancing at one of the many street festivals planned throughout the Blue Ridge Mountains, explore regional gem mines, sample your way across a food and wine festival, or explore a new art exhibit. There’s no shortage of cool things to do here in Western North Carolina. Here’s a list of some of the best events taking place this month.

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National Get Outdoors Day Celebration

June 11, 2016 - June 12, 2016

The Cradle of Forestry celebrates National Get Outdoors Day, established in 2008 bythe USDA Forest Service to encourage Americans, especially youth, to seek out healthy, active outdoor lifestyles, connect with nature, and embrace public lands. The day includes skill teaching and demonstrations by the area’s outdoor recreation community. Admission to the site is FREE on this national event day.


June 11, 2016
June 12, 2016


Cradle of Forestry in America Historic Site
11250 Pisgah Hwy
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 United States